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

Also known as Reef 1607

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: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified, silty, carbonaceous mudstone and lithified reef rocks

• dolomitic siltstone, mudstone, marl, biostrome from corals

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical,

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 34987: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 23.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Ptychopteria sp. Hall 1883 oyster
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
Ctenodonta sp. Salter 1852 clam
 Protobranchia - Malletiidae
Palaeoneilo sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
 Productida - Chonetidae
Chonetes sp. Fischer de Waldheim 1830
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
Leptostrophia sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Stringocephalidae
 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
Gypidula sp. Hall 1867
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa sp. Dalman 1828
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Schizophoria sp. King 1850
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Aulopora sp. Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Favositidae
Pachyfavosites sp. Sokolov 1952 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora sp. Steininger 1831 tabulate coral
Cladopora sp. Hall 1851 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Crassialveolites sp. Sokolov 1955 tabulate coral
Alveolitella sp. Sokolov 1952 tabulate coral
Alveolites sp. Lamarck 1801 tabulate coral
 Rugosa -
 Stauriida - Stringophyllidae
Sunophyllum sp. Wang 1948 horn coral
 Stauriida - Endophyllidae
Endophyllum sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 horn coral
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Hexagonaria sp. G├╝rich 1896 horn coral
Disphyllum sp. Fromentel 1861 horn coral
[entered as Dispyllum sp.]
Temnophyllum sp. Walther 1928 horn coral
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Chaetetes sp. Fischer von Waldheim 1829 demosponge