Yanshan, Back Reef Lagoon, 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 floatstone and lithified wackestone

• Amphipora floatstone and bioclastic wackestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

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 34891: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 10.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Brachiopoda
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Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora sp. Steininger 1831 tabulate coral
Demospongea
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Chaetetes sp. Fischer von Waldheim 1829 demosponge
Stromatoporoidea
 Amphiporida - Amphiporidae
Amphipora sp. Schulz 1883
 Syringostromatida - Stachyoditidae