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The Permian-Triassic boundary and mass extinction in China

Metcalfe, Ian; Nicoll, Robert; Mundil, Roland; Foster, C B; Glen, J; Lyons, John; Wang, X-D; Cheng Yuan, Wang; Renne, P R; Black, Lance; Xun, Qu; Xiaodong, Mao


The first appearance of Hindeodus parvus (Kozur & Pjatakova) at the Permian-Triassic (P-T) GSSP level (base of Bed 27c) at Meishan is here confirmed. Hindeodus changxingensis Wang occurs from Beds 26 to 29 at Meishan and appears to be restricted to the narrow boundary interval immediately above the main mass extinction level in Bed 25. It is suggested that this species is therefore a valuable P-T boundary interval index taxon. Our collections from the Shangsi section confirm that the first...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Episodes


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