Tong Lang Bay, Ko Phi Phi Island, Collection 3 (Permian of Thailand)

Where: Thailand (7.8° N, 98.8° E: paleocoordinates 33.9° S, 122.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Formation (Phuket Group), Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• Below Kungurian Rat Buri Group limestones, immediately below bryozoan bed yielding brachiopods of the Spinomartinia prolifica Zone (Sakmarian), suggests late Asselian age; Equivalent to Kaeng Krachan Group

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone

• Barren calcareous and iron nodules and small concretions 2-4 cm thick present. Small, well-rounded pebbles are present, chiefly of quartzite, 1-3 cm across.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1982. An Early Permian cool-water fauna from pebbly mudstones in south Thailand. Geological Magazine 119(4):337-354 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40156: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Peruvispira sp. Chronic 1949 snail
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
"Cancrinelloides monticulus" = Bandoproductus monticulus
"Cancrinelloides monticulus" = Bandoproductus monticulus Waterhouse 1982
4 ventral valves
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
"Kitakamithyris buravasi" = Spirelytha buravasi
"Kitakamithyris buravasi" = Spirelytha buravasi Hamada 1960
1 ventral valve
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
Rhynchopora culta Waterhouse 1982
1 ventral valve