Compilation of selected papers published on Permian topics in 2020


Bagherpour, B., Bucher, H., Vennemann, T., Schneebeli-Hermann, E., Yuan, D.X., Leu, M., Shen, S.Z. (2020). Are Late Permian carbon isotope excursions of local or of global significance? Geological Society of America Bulletin, 132(3-4), 521-544.

Botha, J., Huttenlocker, A.K., Smith, R.M.H., Prevec, R., Viglietti, P., Modesto, S.P. (2020). New geochemical and palaeontological data from the Permian-Triassic boundary in the south African Karoo basin test the synchronicity of terrestrial and marine extinctions. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 540, 109467.

Chernykh, V.V., Chuvashov, B.I., Shen, S.Z., Henderson, C.M., Yuan, D.X., Stephenson, M.H. (2020). The Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base-Sakmarian stage (Cisuralian, Lower Permian). Episodes, 43(4), 961-979.

Chernykh, V.V., Kotlyar, G.V., Chuvashov, B.I., Kutygin, R.V., Filimonova, T.V., Sungatullina, G.M., Batalin, G.A. (2020). Multidisciplinary study of the Mechetlino quarry section (Southern Urals, Russia) - the GSSP candidate for the base of the Kungurian stage (Lower Permian). Palaeoworld, 29(2), 325-352.

Davydov V.I., Arefiev M.P., Golubev V.K., Karasev E.V., Naumcheva M.A., Schmitz M.D., Silantiev V.V., Zharinova V.V. (2020). Radioisotopic and biostratigraphic constraints on the classical Middle-Upper Permian succession and tetrapod fauna of the Moscow syneclise, Russia. Geology 48, 742-747.

Ellwood, B.B., Nestell, G.P., Lan, L.T.P., Nestell, M.K., Tomkin, J.H., Ratcliffe, K.T., Dang, T.H. (2020). The Permian-Triassic boundary Lung Cam expanded section, Vietnam, as a high-resolution proxy for the GSSP at Meishan, China. Geological Magazine, 157(1), 65-79.

Li Y., Shao L., Fielding C.R., Wang D., Mu G., Luo H., (2020). Sequence stratigraphic analysis of thick coal seams in paralic environments - A case study from the Early Permian Shanxi Formation in the Anhe coalfield, Henan Province, North China. International Journal of Coal Geology 222, 103451,

Rampino, M.R., Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Koutavas, A., Rodriguez, S. (2020). End-Permian stratigraphic timeline applied to the timing of marine and non-marine extinctions. Palaeoworld, 29(3), 577-589.

Pan L., Shen A., Zhao J.-x., Hu A., Hao Y., Liang F., Feng Y., Wang X., Jiang L., (2020). LA-ICP-MS U-Pb geochronology and clumped isotope constraints on the Formation and evolution of an ancient dolomite reservoir: The Middle Permian of northwest Sichuan Basin (SW China). Sedimentary Geology 407, 105728.

Pfeifer L.S., Hinnov L., Zeeden C., Rolf C., Laag C., Soreghan G.S., (2020). Rock Magnetic Cyclostratigraphy of Permian Loess in Eastern Equatorial Pangea (Salagou Formation, South-Central France). Frontiers in Earth Science 8, 241.

Schmitz, M.D., Pfefferkorn, H.W., Shen, S.Z., Wang, J., (2020). A volcanic tuff near the Carboniferous–Permian boundary, Taiyuan Formation, North China: Radioisotopic dating and global correlation. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 104244,

Shen, S. Z., Yuan, D. X., Henderson, C. M., Wu, Q., Zhang, Y. C., Zhang, H., Wang, T. T. (2020). Progress, problems and prospects: An overview of the Guadalupian series of South China and North America. Earth-Science Reviews, 211.

Wu, Q., Ramezani, J., Zhang, H., Yuan, D.X., Erwin, D.H., Henderson, C.M., Shen, S.Z. (2020). High-precision U-Pb zircon age constraints on the Guadalupian in West Texas, USA. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 548.

Zhong, Y.T., Mundil, R., Chen, J., Yuan, D.X., Denyszyn, S.W., Jost, A.B., Xu, Y.G. (2020). Geochemical, biostratigraphic, and high-resolution geochronological constraints on the waning stage of Emeishan Large Igneous Province. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 132(9-10), 1969-1986.

Geochemical proxies and paleoclimate

Abedini A., Mongelli G., Khosravi M., Sinisi R. (2020). Geochemistry and secular trends in the Middle-Late Permian karst bauxite deposits, northwestern Iran. Ore Geology Reviews 124, 103660.

Brookfield M.E., Williams J., Stebbins A.G., (2020). Geochemistry of the new Permian-Triassic boundary section at Sitarička Glavica, Jadar block, Serbia. Chemical Geology 550, 119696.

Di Michele W.A., Bashforth A.R., Falcon-Lang H.J., Lucas S.G., (2020). Uplands, lowlands, and climate: Taphonomic megabiases and the apparent rise of a xeromorphic, drought-tolerant flora during the Pennsylvanian-Permian transition. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 559, 109965.

Chen J., Shen S.Z., Zhang Y.C., Angiolini L., Gorgij M.N., Crippa G., Wang W., Zhang H., Yuan D.X., Li X.H., Xu Y.G., (2020). Abrupt warming in the latest Permian detected using high-resolution in situ oxygen isotopes of conodont apatite from Abadeh, central Iran. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 560, 109973.

Grasby S.E., Liu X., Yin R., Ernst R.E., Chen Z. (2020). Toxic mercury pulses into Late Permian terrestrial and marine environments. Geology, v. 48, p. 830-833.

Huang H., Gao Y., Jones M.M., Tao H., Carroll A.R., Ibarra D.E., Wu H., Wang C., (2020). Astronomical forcing of Middle Permian terrestrial climate recorded in a large paleolake in northwestern China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 550, 109735.

Jurikova H., Gutjahr M., Wallmann K., Flögel S., Liebetrau V., Posenato R., Angiolini L., Garbelli C., Brand U., Wiedenbeck M., Eisenhaueret A. (2020). Permian-Triassic mass extinction pulses driven by major marine carbon cycle perturbations. Nature Geoscience 13, 745-750.

Li, Q., Azmy, K., Yang, S., Xu. S.L., Yang D., Zhang, X.H., Chen, H.D., (2020). Early-Middle Permian strontium isotope stratigraphy of marine carbonates from the northern marginal areas of South China: Controlling factors and implications. Geological Journal.

Li, L., Liao, Z., Lei, L., Lash, G.G., Chen, A., Tan, X., (2020). On the negative carbon isotope excursion across the Wuchiapingian–Changhsingian transition: A regional event in the lower Yangtze region, South China? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 540, 109501.

Liao Z., Hu W., Cao J., Wang X., Fu X. (2020). Oceanic anoxia through the Late Permian Changhsingian Stage in the Lower Yangtze region, South China: Evidence from sulfur isotopes and trace elements. Chemical Geology, 532, 119371.

Liu Z., Selby D., Zhang H., Shen S., (2020). Evidence for volcanism and weathering during the Permian-Triassic mass extinction from Meishan (South China) osmium isotope record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 553, 109790.

Lu J., Zhang P., Yang M., Shao L., Hilton J. (2020). Continental records of organic carbon isotopic composition (δ13Corg), weathering, paleoclimate and wildfire linked to the End-Permian Mass Extinction. Chemical Geology 558, 119764.

Pettigrew R.P., Priddy C., Clarke S.M., Warke M.R., Stueken E.E., Claire M.W., (2020). Sedimentology and isotope geochemistry of transitional evaporitic environments within arid continental settings: From erg to saline lakes. Sedimentology.

Rampino M.R., Baransky E., Rodriguez S., (2020). Proxy evidence from the Gartnerkofel-1 core (Carnic Alps, Austria) for hypoxic conditions in the western Tethys during the end-Permian mass-extinction event. Chemical Geology 533, 119434.

Schobben M., Foster W.J., Sleveland A.R.N., Zuchuat V., Svensen H.H., Planke S., Bond D.P.G., Marcelis F., Newton R.J., Wignall P.B., Poulton S. W. (2020). A nutrient control on marine anoxia during the end-Permian mass extinction. Nature Geoscience 13, 640-646.

Seo, I., Lee Y.I., Ampaiwan T., Kwon H., Kim M.G. (2020). Geochemistry and Nd isotopic composition of the Permian Ko Sire Formation, Phuket Island, Thailand: Implications for palaeoclimate and palaeogeographical configuration of the Sibumasu Terrane. Journal of the Geological Society, 177(4), 866-881.

Sial A.N., Chen J., Lacerda L.D., Korte C., Spangenberg J.E., Silva-Tamayo J.C., Gaucher C., Ferreira V.P., Barbosa J.A., Pereira N.S., Benigno A.P. Globally enhanced Hg deposition and Hg isotopes in sections straddling the Permian-Triassic boundary: Link to volcanism. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 540, 109537, (2020).

Shen J., Chen J., Algeo T.J., Feng Q., Yu J.; Xu Y.G., Xu G., Lei Y.;, Planavsky N.J., Xie S. (2020). Mercury fluxes record regional volcanism in the South China craton prior to the end-Permian mass extinction. Geology.

Wang W.Q., Garbelli C., Zhang F.F., Zheng Q.F., Zhang Y.C., Yuan D.X., Shi Y.K., Chen B., Shen S.Z., (2020). A high-resolution Middle to Late Permian paleotemperature curve reconstructed using oxygen isotopes of well-preserved brachiopod shells. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 540, 116245.

Wei H., Geng Z., Zhang X. Guadalupian (Middle Permian) δ13Corg changes in the Lower Yangtze, South China. Acta Geochim. 39, 988-1001.
Xiang L., Zhang H., Schoepfer S.D., Cao C.Q., Zheng Q.F., Yuan D.X., Cai Y.F., Shen S.Z., (2020). Oceanic redox evolution around the end-Permian mass extinction at Meishan, South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 544, 109626.

Xu Z., Hamilton S.K., Rodrigues S., Baublys K.A., Esterle J.S., Liu Q. Golding S.D., (2020) Palaeoenvironment and palaeoclimate during the late Carboniferous-early Permian in northern China from carbon and nitrogen isotopes of coals. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 539, 109490.

Zhang F.F., Shen S.Z., Cui Y., Lenton T.M., Dahl T.W., Zhang H., Anbar A.D., (2020). Two distinct episodes of marine anoxia during the Permian-Triassic crisis evidenced by uranium isotopes in marine dolostones. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 287, 165-179.

Zhang, J., Cao, J., Xia, L., Xiang, B., Li, E.,(2020). Investigating biological nitrogen cycling in lacustrine systems by FT-ICR-MS analysis of nitrogen-containing compounds in petroleum. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 556, 109887.

Zhang B., Yao S., Mills B.J.W., Wignall P.B., Hu W., Liu B., Ren Y., Li L., Shi G., (2020). Middle Permian organic carbon isotope stratigraphy and the origin of the Kamura Event. Gondwana Research 79, 217-232.

Zheng X., Dai S., Nechaev V., Sun R. (2020). Environmental perturbations during the latest Permian: Evidence from organic carbon and mercury isotopes of a coal-bearing section in Yunnan Province, southwestern China. Chemical Geology 549, 119680.

Paleoecology and paleoenvironments

Candido M., Cagliari J., Lavina E.L. (2020). Tidal circulation in an Early Permian epicontinental sea: Evidence of an amphidromic system. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 546, 109671.

Cribb A.T., Bottjer D.J. (2020). Complex marine bioturbation ecosystem engineering behaviors persisted in the wake of the end-Permian mass extinction. Scientific Reports 10, 203.

Dong, Y., Xu, S., Wen, L., Chen, H., Fu, S., Zhong, Y., Wang, J., Zhu, P., Cui, Y.,(2020). Tectonic control of Guadalupian-Lopingian cherts in northwestern Sichuan Basin, South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 557, 109915.

Feng Z., Wei H.B., Guo Y., He X.Y., Sui Q., hou Y., Liu H.Y., Gou X.D., Lv Y. (2020). From rainforest to herbland: New insights into land plant responses to the end-Permian mass extinction. Earth-Science Reviews 204, 103153.

Gao P., He Z., Lash G.G., Li S., Xiao X., Han Y., Zhang R., (2020). Mixed seawater and hydrothermal sources of nodular chert in Middle Permian limestone on the eastern Paleo-Tethys margin (South China). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 551, 109740.

Gulbranson E.L., Cornamusini G., Ryberg P.E., Corti V. (2020). When does large woody debris influence ancient rivers? Dendrochronology applications in the Permian and Triassic, Antarctica. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 541, 109544.

Luo M., Shi G.R., Lee S. (2020). Stacked Parahaentzschelinia ichnofabrics from the Lower Permian of the southern Sydney Basin, southeastern Australia: Palaeoecologic and palaeoenvironmental significance. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 541, 109538.

Luo, M., Shi, G.R., Buatois, L.A., Chen, Z.Q., (2020). Trace fossils as proxy for biotic recovery after the end-Permian mass extinction: A critical review’ Earth-Science Reviews,Volume 203,103059.

Matheson E.J., Frank T.D. (2020). An epeiric glass ramp: Permian low-latitude neritic siliceous sponge colonization and its novel preservation (Phosphoria Rock Complex). Sedimentary Geology 399, 105568.

Matheson, E.J., Frank, T.D. (2020). Phosphorites, glass ramps and carbonate factories: The evolution of an epicontinental sea and a Late Palaeozoic upwelling system (phosphoria rock complex). Sedimentology, 67(6), 3003-3041.

McLoughlin S., Mays C., Vajda V., Bocking M., Frank T.D., Fielding C.R. (2020). Dwelling in the dead zone - vertebrate burrows immediately succeeding the End-Permian Extinction event in Australia 35, 342-357.

Pan Y., Huang Z., Li T., Guo X., Xu X., Chen X. (2020). Environmental response to volcanic activity and its effect on organic matter enrichment in the Permian Lucaogou Formation of the Malang Sag, Santanghu Basin, Northwest China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 560, 110024.

Shan X., Yu X.H., Jin L., Li Y.L., Tan C.P., Li S.L., Wang J.H. (2020). Bed type and flow mechanism of deep water sub-lacustrine fan fringe facies: an example from the Middle Permian Lucaogou Formation in Southern Junggar Basin of NW China. Petroleum Science

Sun F., Hu W., Wang X., Cao J., Fu B., Wu H., Yang S. (2020). Methanogen microfossils and methanogenesis in Permian lake deposits. Geology, 49 (1): 13–18.

Vajda V., McLoughlin S., Mays C., Frank T.D., Fielding C.R., Tevyaw A., Lehsten V., Bocking M., Nicoll R.S. (2020). End-Permian (252 Mya) deforestation, wildfires and flooding—An ancient biotic crisis with lessons for the present. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 529, 115875.

Wang W., Jiang Z., Xie X., Guo J., Yang Y. (2020). Sedimentary characteristics and interactions among volcanic, terrigenous and marine processes in the Late Permian Kuishan Member, Eastern Block of the North China Craton. Sedimentary Geology 407, 105741.

Yan Z., Liu J., Jin X., Shi Y., Tian K., Wang H. (2020). Evolution pattern of Early Permian carbonate buildups: With reference to the carbonate mounds in eastern Inner Mongolia, North China. Sedimentary Geology, 409, 105775.

Zhang L.J., Fan R.Y., Dang Z.Y., Gong Y.M. (2020). The youngest known Dictyodora from the Late Permian (Lopingian) deep sea in West Qinling, central China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 558, 109948.

Zhang X.Y., Zheng Q.F., Li Y., Yang H.Q., Zhang H., Wang W.Q., Shen S.Z., (2020). Polybessurus-like fossils as key contributors to Permian-Triassic boundary microbialites in South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 552, 109770.

Zuchuat V., Sleveland A.R.N., Twitchett R.J., Svensen H.H., Turner H., Augland L.E., Jones M.T., Hammer Ø., Hauksson B.T., Haflidason H., Midtkandal I., Planke S., (2020). A new high-resolution stratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental record spanning the End-Permian Mass Extinction and its aftermath in central Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 554, 109732.

Paleogeography and tectonics

Campbell M.J., Rosenbaum G., Allen C.M., Mortimer N. (2020). Origin of dispersed Permian-Triassic fore-arc basin terranes in New Zealand: Insights from zircon petrochronology. Gondwana Research 78, 210-227.

Hou Z.S., Fan J.X., Henderson C.M., Yuan D.X., Shen B.H., Wu J., Wang Y., Zheng Q.F., Zhang Y.C., Wu Q., Shen S.Z. (2020). Dynamic palaeogeographic reconstructions of the Wuchiapingian Stage (Lopingian, Late Permian) for the South China Block. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 546, 109667.

Huang, H., Gao, Y., Jones, M.M., Tao, H., Carroll, A.R., Ibarra, D.E., Wu, H., Wang, C., (2020). Astronomical forcing of Middle Permian terrestrial climate recorded in a large paleolake in northwestern China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 550,109735,

Kent, D.V., Muttoni, G., Pangea B and the Late Paleozoic Ice Age. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 553,109753.

Tang W., Zhang Y., Pe-Piper G., Piper D.J.W., Guo Z., Li W. (2020). Soft-sediment deformation structures in alkaline lake deposits of Lower Permian Fengcheng Formation, Junggar Basin, NW China: Implications for syn-sedimentary tectonic activity. Sedimentary Geology 406, 105719.

Wang X., Shao L., Eriksson K.A., Yan Z., Wang J., Li H., Zhou R., Lu J. (2020). Evolution of a plume-influenced source-to-sink system: An example from the coupled central Emeishan Large Igneous Province and adjacent western Yangtze cratonic basin in the Late Permian, SW China. Earth-Science Reviews 207, 103224.

Vertebrate paleontology (excluding conodonts)

Agliano, A., Sander, P.M., Wintrich, T. (2020). Bone histology and microanatomy of Edaphosaurus and Dimetrodon (Amniota, Synapsida) vertebrae from the Lower Permian of texas. Anatomical Record-Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology.

Alves, Y.M., Gama, J.M., Cupello, C. (2020). Palaeoniscoid remains from the Lower Permian Pedra De Fogo Formation (Parnaiba basin): Insights from general morphology and histology. Historical Biology.

Bakaev, A., Kogan, I. (2020). A new species of Burguklia (Pisces, Actinopterygii) from the Middle Permian of the Volga Region (European Russia). Palz, 94(1), 93-106.

Bakaev, A.S. (2020). A new morphotype of fish teeth of the order Eurynotoidiformes (Actinopterygii) from the Upper Permian deposits of European Russia. Paleontological Journal, 54(2), 171-179.

Bakaev, A.S., Kogan, I., Yankevich, D.I. (2020). On the validity of names of some Permian Actinopterygians from European Russia. Neues Jahrbuch Fur Geologie Und Palaontologie-Abhandlungen, 296(3), 305-316.

Francischini, H., Lucas, S.G., Voigt, S., Marchetti, L., Santucci, V. L., Knight, C. L., Schultz, C. L. (2020). On the presence of Ichniotherium in the Coconino Sandstone (Cisuralian) of the Grand Canyon and remarks on the occupation of deserts by non-amniote tetrapods. Palz, 94(1), 207-225.

Gastaldo, R. A., Neveling, J. (2020). Discussion of “Permian-Triassic vertebrate footprints from south Africa: Ichnotaxonomy, producers and biostratigraphy through two major faunal crises” By Marchetti, L., Klein, H., Buchwitz, M., Ronchi, A., Smith, R.M.H., Deklerk, W.J., Sciscio, L., and Groenewald, G.H. (2019). Gondwana Research, 78, 375-378.

Gastaldo, R.A., Kus, K., Tabor, N., Neveling, J. (2020). Calcic Vertisols in the upper Daptocephalus Assemblage Zone, Balfour Formation, Karoo Basin, South Africa: Implications for Late Permian Climate. Journal of Sedimentary Research 90, 609-628.

Gastaldo, R.A., Kamo, S.L., Neveling, J., Gastaldo, R.A., Kamo, S.L., Neveling J., Geissman, J.W., Looy, C.V., Martini A.M. (2020). The base of the Lystrosaurus A,ssemblage Zone, Karoo Basin, predates the end-Permian marine extinction. Nat. Commun. 11, 1428.

Huttenlocker, A.K., Shelton, C.D. (2020). Bone histology of varanopids (Synapsida) from Richards Spur, Oklahoma, sheds light on growth patterns and lifestyle in early terrestrial colonizers. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 375(1793).

Huttenlocker, A.K., Sidor, C.A. (2020). A basal non-mammaliaform Cynodont from the Permian of Zambia and the Origins of Mammalian Endocranial and Postcranial Anatomy. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Ivanov, A.O., Nestell, M.K., Nestell, G.P., Bell, G.L. (2020). New fish assemblages from the Middle Permian from the Guadalupe Mountains, West Texas, USA. Palaeoworld, 29(2), 239-256.

Kato, K.M., Rega, E.A., Sidor, C.A., Huttenlocker, A.K. (2020). Investigation of a bone lesion in a gorgonopsian (Synapsida) from the Permian of Zambia and periosteal reactions in fossil non-mammalian tetrapods. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 375(1793).

Liu, J., Abdala, F. (2020). The tetrapod fauna of the Upper Permian Naobaogou Formation of china: 5. Caodeyao liuyufengi gen. et sp. nov., a new peculiar therocephalian. Peerj, 8.

Marchetti, L., Klein, H., Buchwitz, M., Ronchi, A., Smith, R.M.H., De Klerk, W.J., Groenewald, G.H. (2020). Reply to discussion of “Permian-Triassic vertebrate footprints from south africa: Ichnotaxonomy, producers and biostratigraphy through two major faunal crises” By Marchetti, L., Klein, H., Buchwitz, M., Ronchi, A., Smith, R.M.H., Deklerk, W.J., Sciscio, L., Groenewald, G.H., (2019). Gondwana Research, 78, 379-383.

Marchetti, L., Voigt, S., Mujal, E., Lucas, S.G., Francischini, H., Fortuny, J., Santucci, V.L. (2020). Extending the footprint record of Pareiasauromorpha to the Cisuralian: Earlier appearance and wider palaeobiogeography of the group. Papers in Palaeontology.

Sennikov, A.G., Bulanov, V.V., Scholze, F. (2020). Coprolite with Conchostracans from the Terminal Permian of Central Russia-Paleobiological and Stratigraphic Significance. Paleontological Journal, 54(1), 6-13.

Stamberg, S. (2020). Teeth of actinopterygians from the Permo-Carboniferous of the Bohemian Massif with special reference to the teeth of Aeduellidae and Amblypteridae. Bulletin of Geosciences, 95(4), 369-389.

Rey K., Day M.O., Amiot R., Fourel F., Luyt J., Lécuyer C. (2020). Rubidge B.S. Stable isotopes (δ18O and δ13C) give new perspective on the ecology and diet of Endothiodon bathystoma (Therapsida, Dicynodontia) from the Late Permian of the South African Karoo Basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 556, 109882.

Rey, K., Day, M.O., Amiot, R., Fourel, F., Luyt, J., Van den Brandt, M.J., Lécuyer, C., Rubidge, B.S.,(2020). Oxygen isotopes and ecological inferences of Permian (Guadalupian) tetrapods from the main Karoo Basin of South Africa. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 538, 109485.

Mujal E., Marchetti L. (2020). Ichniotherium tracks from the Permian of France, and their implications for understanding the locomotion and palaeobiogeography of large diadectomorphs. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 547, 109698.


Golding, M.L., McMillan, R. (2020). The impacts of diagenesis on the geochemical characteristics and color alteration index of conodonts. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments.

Lara-Pena, R.A., Navas-Parejo, P., Amaya-Martinez, R. (2020). New conodont data related to the western Ouachita-Marathon-Sonora orogen: Age of the autochthonous Laurentian deformation. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 103.

Metcalfe, I., Crowley, J.L. (2020). Upper Permian and Lower Triassic conodonts, high-precision U-Pb zircon ages and the Permian-Triassic boundary in the Malay Peninsula. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 199.

Petryshen, W., Henderson, C.M., De Baets, K., Jarochowska, E. (2020). Evidence of parallel evolution in the dental elements of Sweetognathus conodonts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 287(1939).

Ritter, S.M. (2020). Improved conodont biostratigraphic constraint of the Carboniferous/Permian boundary in South-Central New Mexico, USA. Stratigraphy, 17(1), 39-56.

Sun, Z.Y., Liu, S., Ji, C., Jiang, D.Y., Zhou, M. (2020). Synchrotron-aided reconstruction of the prioniodinin multielement conodont apparatus (Hadrodontina) from the Lower Triassic of China. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 560.

Yuan D.X., Aung K.P., Henderson C.M., Zhang Y.C., Zaw T., Cai F., Ding L., Shen S.Z. (2020). First records of Early Permian conodonts from eastern Myanmar and implications of paleobiogeographic links to the Lhasa Block and northwestern Australia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 549, 109363.

Foraminifera and algae

Arefifard, S., Payne, J. L. (2020). End-Guadalupian extinction of larger fusulinids in Central Iran and implications for the global biotic crisis. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 550.

Chen, W.H., Wang, Y.B., Huang, Y.F., Wang, T., Yi, Z.X., Kiessling, W. (2020). Reef-building red algae from an uppermost Permian reef complex as a fossil analogue of modern coralline algal ridges. Facies, 66(4).

Fassihi, S., Vachard, D., Esfahani, F.S. (2020). Taxonomic composition of the latest Carboniferous-earliest Permian smaller foraminifers in the Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone, Iran: New insights about palaeobiogeography, palaeoclimate and paleoecology of the northern margin of the Palaeotethys. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 193.

Feng, Y., Song, H.J., Bond, D.P.G. (2020). Size variations in foraminifers from the Early Permian to the Late Triassic: Implications for the Guadalupian-Lopingian and the Permian-triassic mass extinctions. Paleobiology, 46(4), 511-532.

Grigoryan, G., Danelian, T., Vachard, D., Tsourou, T., Zambetakis-Lekkas, A. (2020). Calcareous algae and foraminifera from the Upper Capitanian/Lower Wuchiapingian (Middle/Upper Permian) transitional carbonates of the Chios Island (Greece). Biostratigraphic and paleogeographic implications. Revue De Micropaleontologie, 68.

Haghighat, N., Hashemi, H., Tavakoli, V., Nestell, G.P., (2020). Permian–Triassic extinction pattern revealed by foraminifers and geochemical records in the central Persian Gulf, southern Iran. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 543,

Huang, H., Jin, X.C., Shi, Y.K. (2020). Permian fusulinid Rugososchwagerina (Xiaoxinzhaiella) from the Shan Plateau, Myanmar: Systematics and paleogeography. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 50(1), 11-24.

Huang, H., Jin, X.C., Shi, Y.K., Wang, H.F., Zheng, J.B., Zong, P. (2020). Fusulinid-bearing oolites from the Tengchong Block in Western Yunnan, SW China: Early Permian warming signal in the eastern peri-gondwana. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 193.

Ketwetsuriya, C., Nose, M., Charoentitirat, T., Nutzel, A. (2020). Microbial-, fusulinid limestones with large gastropods and calcareous algae: An unusual facies from the early Permian Khao Khad Formation of Central Thailand. Facies, 66(4).

Kulagina, E.I., Filimonova, T.V. (2020). Taxonomy and evolution of Visean-Roadian (Late Mississippian-Guadalupian) Lasiodiscidae. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 50(2), 141-173.

Leven, E.J., Yarahmadzahi, H. (2020). Fusulinids from the Lower Permian Emarat Formation, Gaduk section, Central Alborz, Iran. Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation, 28(2), 167-176.

Liu X., Song H., Bond D.P.G., Tong J., Bentonc M.J. (2020). Migration controls extinction and survival patterns of foraminifers during the Permian-Triassic crisis in South China. Earth-Science Reviews 209, 103329.

Okuyucu, C., Tekin, U. K., Bedi, Y., Sayit, K. (2020). Biostratigraphy of Lower Permian foraminiferal assemblages from platform-slope carbonate blocks within the Mersin Melange, Southern Turkey: Paleogeographical implications. Geobios, 59, 61-77.

Shahinfar, S., Yeganeh, B. Y., Arefifard, S., Vachard, D., Payne, J.L. (2020). Refined foraminiferal biostratigraphy of upper Wordian, Capitanian, and Wuchiapingian strata in Hambast Valley, Abadeh Region (Iran), and paleobiogeographic implications. Geological Journal, 55(9),

Wahlman, G.P., Vaughan, G., Nestell, M. (2020). Fusulinids from slope debris flow beds in Theword Formation (Guadalupian, Middle Permian), Gilleland Canyon, Northwestern Glass Mountains, West Texas. Micropaleontology, 66(6), 469-490.

Zhang, Y.C., Aung, K.P., Shen, S.Z., Zhang, H., Zaw, T., Ding, L., Cai, F.L., Sein, K., (2020). Middle Permian fusulines from the Thitsipin Formation of Shan State, Myanmar and their palaeobiogeographical and palaeogeographical implications. Papers in Palaeontology, 6(2), 293-327.

Brachiopods, bivalve and other invertebrates

Garcia-Ramos, D.A., Coric, S., Joachimski, M.M., Zuschin, M., (2020). The environmental factors limiting the distribution of shallow-water terebratulid brachiopods. Paleobiology, 46(2), 193-217.

Hernandez, J.A.R. (2020). Linnaeocaninella nomen novum for the Middle Permian fossil Caninella Liang, 1990 (Brachiopoda: Productida: Richthofenidae), preoccupied by Caninella Gorsky, 1938 (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Bothrophyllidae). Zootaxa, 4732(2), 335-336.

Makoshin, V.I., Kutygin, R.V. (2020). Asselian-Sakmarian (Lower Permian) brachiopod zonation of the Verkhoyansk Region, Northeast Russia. Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation, 28(7), 716-744. <10.1134/s0869593820040061>

Samira, T.N., Payman, R., Reza, M.H., Mohammad, K., (2020). Shell concentrations analysis in the Lower Permian carbonate rocks (Khan Formation) in Central Iran (Kalmard Area). Historical Biology, 32(6), 789-802.

Saravia, P.D., Gonzalez, C.R., (2020). New Pennsylvanian Bivalvia (Mollusca), the Early Permian glaciation and the Carboniferous-Permian boundary in Western Argentina. Palz, 94(4), 675-695.

Shi, G.R., Waterhouse, J.B., Lee, S.M,. (2020). Early Permian brachiopods from the Pebbly Beach Formation, southern Sydney Basin, Southeastern Australia. Alcheringa, 44(3), 411-429.

Song, J.J., Qie, W.K., Luo, M., Guo, W., Gong, Y.M., (2020). Evolution of the genus Cribroconcha Cooper, 1941 (Ostracoda, Crustacea) in relationship to palaeoecological changes during the late Palaeozoic, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 560, 110028.

Wu, H.T., Zhang, Y., Stubbs, T.L., Liu, J.Q., Sun, Y.L. (2020). A new Changhsingian (Lopingian) brachiopod fauna of the shallow-water clastic shelf facies from Fujian province, South-Eastern China. Papers in Palaeontology.

Wu, H.T., Zhang, Y., Stubbs, T.L., Sun, Y.L. (2020). Changhsingian brachiopod communities along a marine depth gradient in South China and their ecological significance in the end-Permian mass extinction. Lethaia, 53(4), 515-532.

Palaeobotany and Palynology

Blomenkemper, P., Kerp, H., Abu Hamad, A., Bomfleur, B. (2020). Contributions towards whole-plant reconstructions of Dicroidium plants (Umkomasiaceae) from the Permian of Jordan. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 278.

da Conceição, D.M., Crisafulli, A., Iannuzzi, R., Neregato, R., Cisneros, J.C., de Andrade, L.Z., (2020). New petrified gymnosperms from the Permian of Maranhão (Pedra de Fogo Formation), Brazil: Novaiorquepitys and Yvyrapitys. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 276, 104177.

Feng, Z., Wang, J., Zhou, W.M., Wan, M.L., Pšenička, J., (2020). Plant–insect interactions in the early Permian Wuda Tuff Flora, North China. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.

Gibson, M.E., Taylor, W.A., Wellman, C.H. (2020). Wall ultrastructure of the Permian pollen grain Lueckisporites virkkiae Potonie et Klaus 1954 emend. Clarke 1965: Evidence for botanical affinity. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 275.

Guo, Y., Zhou, Y., Pšenička, J., Bek, J., Yang, S.L., Feng, Z., (2020). Reinvestigation of the marattialean Zhutheca densata (Gu et Zhi) Liu, Li et Hilton from the Lopingian of Southwest China, and its evolutionary implications. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology,282, 104310.

He, X. Y., Spencer, A. R. T., Wang, S. J., Hilton, J. Hydrasperman pteridosperm ovules from the Permian of China: palaeoecological and palaeobiogeographic implications. Historical Biology.

He, X., Zhou, W., Li, D., Wang, S., Hilton, J., Wang, J., (2020). A 298-million-year-old gleicheniaceous fern from China, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.

Liu, F., Peng, H. P., Bomfleur, B., Kerp, H., Zhu, H.C., Shen, S.Z. (2020). Palynology and vegetation dynamics across the Permian-Triassic boundary in southern Tibet. Earth-Science Reviews, 209.

Liu, L., Pšenička, J., Bek, J., Wan, M., Pfefferkorn, H.W., Wang, J., (2020). A whole calamitacean plant Palaeostachya guanglongii from the Asselian (Permian) Taiyuan Formation in the Wuda Coalfield, Inner Mongolia, China, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.

Murthy, S., Aggarwal, N., Saxena, A. (2020). Early Permian floral diversity and paleoenvironment of the West Bokaro Coalfield, Damodar basin, India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 65(1), 1-14.

Opluštil, S., Wang, J., Pfefferkorn, H.W., Pšenička, J. Bek, J., Libertín, M., Wang, J., Wan, M., He, X., Yan, M., Wei, H., Frojdová, J.V., (2020).Early Permian coal-forest preserved in situ in volcanic ash bed in the Wuda Coalfield, Inner Mongolia, China. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.

Saxena, A., Murthy, S., Singh, K.J. (2020). Floral diversity and environment during the Early Permian: a case study from Jarangdih Colliery, East Bokaro Coalfield, Damodar Basin, India. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 100(1), 33-50.

Stephenson, M.H., Korngreen, D., (2020). Palynological correlation of the Arqov and Saad formations of the Negev, Israel, with the Umm Irna Formation of the eastern Dead Sea, Jordan, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Volume 274. <DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2019.104153>

Wan, M. Shi, G.R., Luo M., Lee, S., Wang, J., (2020). First record of a petrified gymnospermous wood from the Kungurian (late Early Permian) of the southern Sydney Basin, southeastern Australia, and its paleoclimatic implications. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 276, 104202.

Zavialova, N., Blomenkemper, P., Kerp, H., Abu Hamad, A., Bomfleur, B.A Lyginopterid pollen organ from the upper Permian of the Dead Sea region. Grana.


Busch, B., Hilgers, C., Adelmann, D. (2020). Reservoir quality controls on Rotliegend fluvio-aeolian wells in Germany and the Netherlands, Southern Permian Basin - Impact of grain coatings and cements. Marine and Petroleum Geology 112, 104075.

Cai L., Guo X., Zhang X., Zenga Z., Xiao G., Pang Y., Wang S. (2020). Pore-throat structures of the Permian Longtan Formation tight sandstones in the South Yellow Sea Basin, China: A case study from borehole CSDP-2. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 186, 106733.

Kotarba, M.J., Bilkiewicz E., Kosakowski P. (2020). Origin of hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon (H2S, CO2 and N2) components of natural gas accumulated in the Zechstein Main Dolomite carbonate reservoir of the western part of the Polish sector of the Southern Permian Basin. Chemical Geology 554, 119807. Latyshev, A.V., Rad’ko, V.A., Veselovskiy, R.V., Fetisova A.M., Pavlov, V.E. (2020). Correlation of the Permian-Triassic Ore-Bearing Intrusions of the Norilsk Region with the Volcanic Sequence of the Siberian Traps Based on the Paleomagnetic Data. Economic Geology 115, 1173-1193.

Liu B., Song Y., Zhu K., Su P., Ye X., Zhao W. (2020). Mineralogy and element geochemistry of salinized lacustrine organic-rich shale in the Middle Permian Santanghu Basin: Implications for paleoenvironment, provenance, tectonic setting and shale oil potential. Marine and Petroleum Geology 120, 104569.

Sahlström, F., Chang, Z., Arribas, A., Dirks, P., Johnson, C.A., Huizenga, J.M., Corral I. (2020). Reconstruction of an Early Permian Sublacustrine Magmatic-Hydrothermal System: Mount Carlton Epithermal Au-Ag-Cu Deposit, Northeastern Australia. Economic Geology 115, 129-152.

Sośnicka, M., Lüders, V. (2020). Fluid inclusion evidence for low-temperature thermochemical sulfate reduction (TSR) of dry coal gas in Upper Permian carbonate reservoirs (Zechstein, Ca2) in the North German Basin. Chemical Geology 534, 119453.

Xiao D., Cao J., Luo B., Zhang Y., Xie C., Chen S., Gao G., Tan X. (2020). Mechanism of ultra-deep gas accumulation at thrust fronts in the Longmenshan Mountains, Lower Permian Sichuan Basin, China. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering 83, 103533.