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A biogeographically mixed late Guadalupian (late Middle Permian) brachiopod fauna from an exotic limestone block at Xiukangin Lhaze county, Tibet

Journal Article


Abstract


  • A total of 17 brachiopod species belonging to 15 genera are recorded from a limestone block of about 3×4 km2 in the Indus-Tsangbo suture zone at Xiukang in Lhaze County of Tibet. The brachiopod fauna generally indicates a Late Guadalupian age (late Wordian-Capitanian, late Middle Permian) based on its association with the Timorites -bearing ammonoid fauna and the presence of the brachiopod Urushtenoidea crenulata. Palaeobiogeographically, the fauna exhibits transitional/mixed characters between the warm-water Cathaysian and cold to temperate Gondwanan faunas and may have developed on a carbonate build-up or seamount on the oceanic crust. © 2003 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Publication Date


  • 2003

Citation


  • Shen, S., Dongli, S., & Shi, G. R. (2003). A biogeographically mixed late Guadalupian (late Middle Permian) brachiopod fauna from an exotic limestone block at Xiukangin Lhaze county, Tibet. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 21(10), 1125-1137. doi:10.1016/S1367-9120(02)00187-6

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0041876354

Start Page


  • 1125

End Page


  • 1137

Volume


  • 21

Issue


  • 10

Abstract


  • A total of 17 brachiopod species belonging to 15 genera are recorded from a limestone block of about 3×4 km2 in the Indus-Tsangbo suture zone at Xiukang in Lhaze County of Tibet. The brachiopod fauna generally indicates a Late Guadalupian age (late Wordian-Capitanian, late Middle Permian) based on its association with the Timorites -bearing ammonoid fauna and the presence of the brachiopod Urushtenoidea crenulata. Palaeobiogeographically, the fauna exhibits transitional/mixed characters between the warm-water Cathaysian and cold to temperate Gondwanan faunas and may have developed on a carbonate build-up or seamount on the oceanic crust. © 2003 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Publication Date


  • 2003

Citation


  • Shen, S., Dongli, S., & Shi, G. R. (2003). A biogeographically mixed late Guadalupian (late Middle Permian) brachiopod fauna from an exotic limestone block at Xiukangin Lhaze county, Tibet. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 21(10), 1125-1137. doi:10.1016/S1367-9120(02)00187-6

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0041876354

Start Page


  • 1125

End Page


  • 1137

Volume


  • 21

Issue


  • 10