Leimingdong reef complex, back reef, 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, dolomitic limestone

• dolomitic rock changed to crystallous fine-grained rock

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 34990: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 23.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Stringocephalidae
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora sp. Steininger 1831 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolitella sp. Sokolov 1952 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Temnophyllum sp. Walther 1928 horn coral
Stromatoporoidea
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Paramphipora sp. Yavorsky 1955
 Stromatoporida - Stromatoporidae
Stromatopora sp. Goldfuss 1826
 Amphiporida - Amphiporidae
Amphipora sp. Schulz 1883
 Syringostromatida - Coenostromatidae
Parallelostroma sp. Nestor 1966
 Clathrodictyida - Gerronostromatidae
Gerronostroma sp. Yavorsky 1931