Leimingdong reef complex, reef base, peritidal, Hunan,China (Devonian of China)

Where: Hunan, China (27.8° N, 111.6° E: paleocoordinates 4.1° S, 115.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, silty, calcareous mudstone and lithified, silty dolomite

• dolomitic siltstone, mudstone, marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Z.-H. Liu. 1986. Ecological characters of Devonian Leimingdong reef complex section in Lianyuan of Hunan (in Chinese). Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 25(6):603-608 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34986: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 23.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
Ctenodonta sp. Salter 1852 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculoidea sp. Williams and Berger 1916 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Malletiidae
Palaeoneilo sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797