Atrypoidea renitens Community, Ludlovian. C. Urals. (Silurian of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 3736

Where: Russian Federation (56.5° N, 59.2° E: paleocoordinates 0.7° S, 12.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ludlow (427.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• Age given as ?Early Ludlovian.

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

• "....practical absence of disarticulated specimens...little shell transport..."
• "Occurs in gray, massive, reef limestone, as a coquina of disordered, poorly oriented, redistributed shells of the dominant species."

Collection methods: Abundances given in text.

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 24748: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.08.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
 Atrypida - Punctatrypidae