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Shanxiuling section, bed 9, Kaishantun, Yanji County (Permian of China)

Where: Jilin, China (42.6° N, 129.7° E: paleocoordinates 18.6° N, 98.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shanxiuling Formation, Asselian (298.9 - 295.0 Ma)

• Presence of fusulinids Quasifusulina, Rugosofusulina, Triticites, and Pseudoschwagerina in overlying bed (and Biwaella in underlying) suggests Asselian age.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Shenyang Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources

Primary reference: L. Li and F. Gu. 1980. Late Carboniferous brachiopods from Yanji of Jilin, NE China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 19:483-491 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 150446: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.09.2013

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