Yanshan, Fore Reef Slope, Guilin, Guangxi, China (Devonian of China)

Also known as Reef 1700

Where: Guangxi, China (25.5° N, 110.3° E: paleocoordinates 1.5° S, 115.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Donggangling Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified, cherty/siliceous lime mudstone and lithified rudstone

• Siliceous micrite intercalated with slide breccia and sediment debris

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with calcite

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• Stromatoporoids prevailing but not studied

Primary reference: J.-w. Shen and C.-m. Yu. 1996. Middle Devonian (Givetian) coral-stromatoporoid reef at Yanshan, north of Guilin, Guangxi, South China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 35(6):686-701 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34890: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 10.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Conodonts excluded
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora sp. Steininger 1831 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolites sp. Lamarck 1801 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Stringophyllidae
Parasociophyllum sp. Kong 1978 horn coral
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Spinophyllum sp. Wedekind 1922 horn coral
Disphyllum sp. Fromentel 1861 horn coral
Temnophyllum sp. Walther 1928 horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathophyllidae
Pseudozaphrentis sp. Sun 1958 horn coral
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Chaetetes sp. Fischer von Waldheim 1829 demosponge
 Stromatoporoidea -
 Syringostromatida - Stachyoditidae
Stachyodes sp. Bargatzky 1881