Advertisement

Depositional Sequences, Biotic Assemblages and Review on Changhsingian (or Late Changhsingian) Palaeo-Water Depths of Studied Sections

  • Wei-Hong HeEmail author
  • Ke-Xin Zhang
  • G. R. Shi
  • Yi-Fan Xiao
  • Jian-Jun Bu
Chapter
Part of the New Records of the Great Dying in South China book series (NRGDSC)

Abstract

The PermianTriassic depositional sequences at Hushan include the upper Talung Formation and Lower Chinglung Formation (Fig. 3.1; see He et al. 2011). The upper Talung Formation is dominated by dark grey thin-bedded cherts and siliceous mudstones, intercalated with medium-bedded grey argillaceous limestones, thin-bedded calcareous mudstones and volcanic ash. The siliceous mudstones abundantly yield horizontal beddings. The upper Talung Formation contains abundant radiolarians, ammonoids, conodonts, small brachiopods, bivalves, and a small number of ostracods and foraminifers. The lower Talung Formation at Hushan is covered by Quaternary sediments. The basal part of the Lower Chinglung Formation mainly comprises yellowish calcareous mudstones, thin- to medium-bedded argillaceous limestones, interbedded with volcanic ash, and contains ammonoids and bivalves.

References

  1. Bu JJ, Wu SB, Zhang HL, Meng YY, Zhang F, Zhang LY. 2006. Permian–Triassic Cephalopods from Dongpan Section, Guangxi, and its geological significance. Geological Science and Technology Information, 25: 47–51. [in Chinese with English abstract].Google Scholar
  2. Chen J, Henderson CM, Shen SZ. 2008. Conodont succession around the Permian–Triassic Boundary at the Huangzhishan section, Zhejiang and its stratigraphic correlation. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 47: 91–114.Google Scholar
  3. Chen ZQ, Shi GR, Yang FQ, Gao YQ, Tong JN, Peng YQ. 2006. An ecologically mixed brachiopod fauna from Changhsingian deep-water basin of South China: consequence of end-Permian global warming. Lethaia, 39: 79–90.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Chen ZQ, Tong JN, Zhang KX, Yang H, Liao ZT, Song HJ, Chen J. 2009. Environmental and biotic turnover across the Permian–Triassic boundary on a shallow carbonate platform in western Zhejiang, South China. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 56: 775–797.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Dittert N, Henrich R. 2000. Carbonate dissolution in the South Atlantic Ocean: evidence from ultrastructure breakdown in Globigerina bulloides. Deep-Sea Research I, 47: 603–620.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Edmond JM, Huh Y. 2003. Non-steady state carbonate recycling and implications for the evolution of atmospheric Pco2. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 216: 125–139.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Feng QL, He WH, Gu SZ, Meng YY, Jin YX, Zhang F. 2007. Radiolarian evolution during the latest Permian in South China. Global and Planetary Change, 55: 177–192.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Gao Y, Shi GR, Peng YQ. 2009. A new bivalve fauna from the Permian–Triassic boundary section of southwestern China. Alcheringa, 33: 33–47.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Gu SZ, Feng QL, He WH. 2007. The latest Permian deep-water fauna: Latest Changhsingian small foraminifers from southwestern Guangxi, South China. Micropaleontology, 53: 311–330.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Gui BW, Feng QL, Yuan AH. 2009. Late Changhsingian (Latest Permian) Radiolarians from Chaohu, Anhui. Journal of Earth Sciences, 20: 797–810.Google Scholar
  11. He WH, Shen SZ, Feng QL, Gu SZ. 2005. A late Changxingian (Late Permian) deep-water brachiopod fauna from the Talung Formation at the Dongpan Section, Southern Guangxi, in South China. Journal of Paleontology, 79: 927–938.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. He WH, Shi GR., Feng QL., Peng YQ. 2007a. Discovery of late Changhsingian (latest Permian) brachiopod Attenuatella species from South China. Alcheringa, 31: 271–284.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. He WH, Feng QL, Elizabeth AW, Gu SZ, Meng YY, Zhang F, Wu SB. 2007b. A Late Permian to Early Triassic bivalve fauna from the Dongpan section, southern guangxi, South China. Journal of Paleontology, 81: 1009–1019.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. He WH, Shi GR, Feng QL, Campi MJ, Gu SZ, Bu JJ, Peng YQ, Meng YY. 2007c. Brachiopod miniaturization and its possible causes during the Permian–Triassic crisis in deep water environments, South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 252: 145–163.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. He WH, Zhang Y, Zheng YE, Zhang KX, Gui BW, Feng QL. 2008a. A late Changhsingian (latest Permian) radiolarian fauna from Chaohu, Anhui and a comparison with its contemporary faunas of South China. Alcheringa, 32: 199–222.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. He WH, Shi GR, Gao YQ, Peng YQ, Zhang Y. 2008b. A new Early Triassic microgastropod fauna from the Zhongzhai section, southwestern China. Proceedings of Royal Society of Victoria, 120: 157–166.Google Scholar
  17. He WH, Zhang Y, Zhang Q, Zhang KX, Yuan AH, Feng QL. 2011. A latest Permian radiolarian fauna from Hushan, South China and its geological implications. Alcheringa, 35: 471–496.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. He WH, Shi GR, Zhang Y, Yang TL, Zhang KX, Wu SB, Niu ZJ, Zhang ZY. 2014. Changhsingian (latest Permian) deep-water brachiopod fauna from South China. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 12: 907–960.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. He WH, Shi GR, Twitchett RJ, Zhang Y, Zhang KX, Song HJ, Yue ML, Wu SB, Wu HT, Yang TL, Xiao YF. 2015. Late Permian marine ecosystem collapse began in deeper waters: evidence from brachiopod diversity and body size changes. Geobiology, 13: 123–138.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. He WH, Shi GR, Yang TL, Zhang KX, Yue ML, Xiao YF, Wu HT, Chen B, Wu SB. 2016. Patterns of brachiopod faunal and body-size changes across the Permian–Triassic boundary: evidence from the Daoduishan section in Meishan area, South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 448: 72–84.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. He WH, Shi GR, Xiao YF, Zhang KX, Yang TL, Wu HT, Zhang Y, Chen B, Yue ML, Shen J, Wang YB, Yang H, Wu SB. 2017. Body-size changes of latest Permian brachiopods in varied palaeogeographic settings in South China and implications for controls on animal miniaturization in a highly stressed marine ecosystem. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecolog, 486: 33–45.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Immenhauser A. 2009. Estimating palaeo-water depth from the physical rock record. Earth Science Reviews, 96: 107–139.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. Kozur H. 1993. Upper Permian radiolarians from the Sosio Valley Area, Western Sicily (Italy) and from the uppermost Lamar Limestone of West Texas. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt Wien, 136: 99–123.Google Scholar
  24. Liu GC, Feng QL, Shen J, Yu JX, He WH, Algeo T. 2013. Decline of siliceous sponges and spicule miniaturization induced by marine productivity collapse and expanding anoxia during the Permian–Triassic crisis in South China. Palaios, 28: 664–679.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Peng YQ, Shi GR, Gao YQ, He WH, Shen SZ. 2007. How and why did the Lingulidae (Brachiopoda) not only survive the end-Permian mass extinction but also thrive in its aftermath? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 252: 118–131.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Shen SZ, Crowley JL, Wang Y, Bowring SA, Erwin DH, Sadler PM, Cao CQ, Rothman DH, Henderson CM, Ramezani J, Zhang H, Shen YA, Wang XD, WangW, Mu L, Li WZ, Tang YG, Liu XL, Liu LJ, Zeng Y, Jiang YF, Jin YG. 2011. Calibrating the End-Permian Mass Extinction. Science, 334: 1367–1372.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Song QQ, Yu JX, Feng JP, Huang QS. 2015. Palaeobotany of the Upper Permian Dalong Formation (Marine Facies) in South Guizhou. Geological Science and Technology Information, 34: 63–66. [in Chinese with English abstract].Google Scholar
  28. Weber ME, Pisias NG. 1999. Spatial and temporal distribution of biogenic carbonate and opal in deep-sea sediments from the eastern equatorial Pacific: implications for ocean history since 1.3 Ma. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 174: 59–73.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. Weber ME, von Stackelberg U. 2000. Variability of surface sediments in the Peru Basin: dependence on water depth, productivity, bottom water flow, and seafloor topography. Marine Geology, 163: 169–184.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. Wu HT, He WH, Shi GR, Zhang KX, Yang TL, Zhang Y, Xiao YF, Chen B, Wu SB. A new Permian–Triassic boundary brachiopod fauna from Xinmin section, southwestern Guizhou, South China and its extinction patterns. 2018, 42: 339–372.Google Scholar
  31. Xiang Y, Feng QL, Shen J, Zhang N. 2013. Changhsingian radiolarian fauna from Anshun, Guizhou, and its relationship to TOC and paleo-productivity. Science China: Earth Sciences, 43: 1047–1056. [in Chinese with English Abstract].Google Scholar
  32. Xiao YF, Suzuki N, He WH. 2017. Water depths of the latest Permian (Changhsingian) radiolarians estimated from correspondence analysis. Earth-Science Reviews, 173: 141–158.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. Yang TL, He WH, Zhang KX, Wu SB, Zhang Y, Yue ML, Wu HT, Xiao YF. 2015. Palaeoecological insights into the Changhsingian–Induan (latest Permian–earliest Triassic) bivalve fauna at Dongpan, southern Guangxi, South China. Alcheringa, 40: 98–117.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. Yuan AH, Crasquin-Soleau S, Feng QL, Gu SZ. 2007. Latest Permian deep-water ostracods from southwestern Guangxi, South China. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 26: 169–191.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Zhang Y, He WH. 2009. Brachiopod fauna of Duanshan Section in Guizhou Province, and its geological significance. Geological Science and Technology Information, 28: 15–37. [in Chinese with English abstract].Google Scholar
  36. Zhang Y, He WH, Shi GR, Zhang KX. 2013. A new Changhsingian (Late Permian) Rugosochonetidae (Brachiopoda) fauna from the Zhongzhai section, southwestern Guizhou Province, South China. Alcheringa, 37: 223–247.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. Zhang Y, Shi GR, He WH, Zhang KX, Wu HT. 2014. A new Changhsingian (Late Permian) brachiopod fauna from the Zhongzhai section (South China), Part 2: Lingulida, Orthida, Orthotetida and Spiriferida. Alcheringa, 38: 480–503.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei-Hong He
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ke-Xin Zhang
    • 1
  • G. R. Shi
    • 2
    • 3
  • Yi-Fan Xiao
    • 4
  • Jian-Jun Bu
    • 5
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Biogeology and Environmental Geology, School of Earth SciencesChina University of GeosciencesWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Life and Environmental SciencesBurwoodAustralia
  3. 3.Deakin UniversityGeelongAustralia
  4. 4.State Key Laboratory of Biogeology and Environmental GeologyWuhanChina
  5. 5.Wuhan Centre for China Geological SurveyWuhanChina

Personalised recommendations