Brooksina Community, Early Ludlow, Is River, E. slope of Urals (Silurian of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 3732

Where: Russian Federation (59.0° N, 60.0° E: paleocoordinates 0.5° N, 10.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Brooksina striata-B. alaskensis turkestanica zone, Ludlow (427.4 - 423.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; shelly/skeletal reef rocks

• Shells unsorted...Rough water, BA 3
• "Occurs in massive, crinoidal, light-colored, commonly brecciated, reefal limestone."

Collection methods: Table 41.1 gives abundances.

Primary reference: V. P. Sapelnikov, O. V. Bogoyavlenskaya, L. I. Mizens and V. P. Shuysky. 1999. Silurian and Early Devonian benthic communities of the Ural-Tien Shan region. In A. J. Boucot and J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities--a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 510-544 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 23764: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.07.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Bumastus sp. Murchison 1839 trilobite
 Athyridida - Meristidae
 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
 Pentamerida - Subrianidae
 Pentamerida - Pentameridae
 Atrypida - Symmatrypidae
 Atrypida -
Atrypoidea linguata von Buch 1834
subsp. operosa and forma columbella
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
 Dasycladales -