Western Sayan Range, Kultash bioherm (Silurian of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 3689

Where: Tyva, Russian Federation (52.0° N, 90.5° E: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 14.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kultash Formation, Wenlock (433.4 - 427.4 Ma)

• probably Wenlock (Lower Silurian)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• coral-stromatoporoid bioherm

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. I. Naumenko. 1970. Kompleksy rannesiluriyskikh tabulyatomorfnykh korallov zapadnogo Sayana i ikh ekologicheskiye osobennosti [Early Silurian tabulate coral assemblages of the western Sayan region and their ecologic characteristics]. in Zakonomernosti rasprostraneniya paleozoyskikh korallov SSSR [Distribution and sequence of Paleozoic corals of the USSR], Papers of II Allunion Symposium on fossil corals of the USSR (3)60-74 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 78716: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.02.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites rectiformis tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Halysitidae
Halysites ex gr. senior Klaamann 1961 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Stelliporellidae
Stelliporella sp. Wentzel 1895 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Plasmoporidae
Plasmopora nakamurai tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Tetraporellidae
Syringoporinus sp. Sokolov 1955 tabulate coral
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
subsp. orbicularis
 Atrypida -
"Zygospirella duboisi" = Zygospiraella
"Zygospirella duboisi" = Zygospiraella
listed as Zygospiraella