Uzunbulak Section, Bed 16, Piqiang, Artux City (Permian of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (39.8° N, 77.9° E: paleocoordinates 29.9° N, 68.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wutankule Formation, Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; poorly lithified shale and lithified siltstone

• Lagoon of reef 3295
• Tarimella-Globiella association in black shales and siltstones of back reef facies

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical, peel or thin section,

• Good taxonomic data only on brachiopods.

Primary reference: Z.-Q. Chen, G. R. Shi, and W.-R. Yang. 2003. Internal Structure and Paleoecology of the Lower Permian Uzunbulak Reef Complex of the Tarim Basin, Northwest China. Facies 49:119-134 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35516: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 19.12.2003, edited by Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

• Incomplete data
 Productida - Productellidae
"Tarimella tarimensis n. gen. n. sp." = Liaotarimella tarimensis Chen 2004
 Productida - Productidae
Liraplecta paojianggouensis Chen and Shi 2000
Retariini indet. Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960
 Productida - Linoproductidae
 Productida - Anopliidae
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
"Neochonetes carbonifera" = Neochonetes (Neochonetes) carboniferus
"Neochonetes carbonifera" = Neochonetes (Neochonetes) carboniferus Keyserling 1846
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Orthotetida - Pulsiidae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
"Orthotichia indica" = Acosarina minuta
"Orthotichia indica" = Acosarina minuta Abich 1878