Atrypoidea prunum gigas Community, Early Pridolian, N. Urals. (Silurian of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (60.0° N, 60.0° E: paleocoordinates 3.8° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Pridoli (423.0 - 419.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal, gray, argillaceous limestone

• "...most of the specimens articulated. BA 2, quiet water, level bottom."
• "Occurs in bedded, gray and dark gray, argillaceous limestone...[coquinas formed by nominative species]"

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 24747: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.08.2002, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Podocopida - Cytherideidae
 Podocopida - Sigilliidae
 Podocopida - Bairdiocyprididae
Turiella sp. ostracod
 Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
"Strophodonta colongensis" = Strophomena (Strophodonta)
"Strophodonta colongensis" = Strophomena (Strophodonta)
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Reticulariidae
"Proreticularia carens" = Alaskospira
"Proreticularia carens" = Alaskospira
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
Atrypoidea prunum Dalman 1828
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
Allorisma sp. King 1844 clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Murchisoniina -
Murchisonioidea indet. Koken 1896 snail
 Syringostromatida - Coenostromatidae
Parallelostroma sp. Nestor 1966
 Clathrodictyida - Actinodictyidae
Plexodictyon sp. Nestor 1966
 Clathrodictyida - Gerronostromatidae
Gerronostroma sp. Yavorsky 1931
 Favositida - Favositidae
Squameofavosites sp. Chernyshev 1941 tabulate coral
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
Cystiphyllum sp. Lonsdale 1839 horn coral
 Rugosa - Chonophyllidae
Ketophyllum sp. Wedekind 1927 horn coral