Malyy Karakol River, Western Sayan, unit 8 (Cambrian of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 3785

Where: Khakasiya, Russian Federation (52.8° N, 90.3° E: paleocoordinates 7.7° S, 8.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Monok Formation, Botomian (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• 60 m thick, Sanashtykgol stage

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• limestone unit intercalated in sandstones and tuffconglomerates

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: D. V. Osadchaya, L. N. Kashina, I. T. Zhuravleva and N. P. Borodina. 1979. Stratigrafiya i arkheotsiaty nizhnego kembriya Altaye-Sayanskoy skladchatoy oblasti [Lower Cambrian stratigraphy and archaeocyatha of the Altay-Sayan fold belt]. Trudy Instituta Geologii i Geofiziki, Sibirskoye Otdeleniye 380:1-215 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 81445: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.06.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Archaeocyatha
 Ajacicyathida - Dokidocyathidae
Dokidocyathus sp. Taylor 1910 archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Tegerocyathidae
Tegerocyathus edelsteini archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Vologdinocyathidae
Syringocyathus eleganta archaeocyath sponge
Syringocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Tumulifungiidae
Tumulifungia sp. Zhuraleva 1968 archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Tumulocyathidae
"Tumulocyathellus sp." = Plicocyathus
"Tumulocyathellus sp." = Plicocyathus Vologdin 1960 archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Densocyathidae
Densocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Sajanocyathidae
Sajanocyathus ussovi archaeocyath sponge
Sajanocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
Formosocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
Irinaecyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Botomocyathidae
Botomocyathus zelenovi archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Tercyathidae
Tercyathellus altaicus, "Tercyathus sp." = Tercyathus, "Piamaecyathus sajanicus" = Tercyathus, "Piamaecyathus flexuosus" = Tercyathus
Tercyathellus altaicus archaeocyath sponge
"Tercyathus sp." = Tercyathus archaeocyath sponge
"Piamaecyathus sajanicus" = Tercyathus archaeocyath sponge
"Piamaecyathus flexuosus" = Tercyathus archaeocyath sponge
 Kazachstanicyathida - Altaicyathidae
"Abakanicyathus karakolensis" = Altaicyathus, "Abakanicyathus sp." = Altaicyathus
"Abakanicyathus karakolensis" = Altaicyathus archaeocyath sponge
"Abakanicyathus sp." = Altaicyathus archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Dictyocyathidae
Dictyocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
Dictyocyathus salairicus archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Archaeocyathidae
Archaeocyathus sp. Billings 1861 archaeocyath sponge
"Spirocyathus condensis" = Archaeocyathus (Spirocyathus) archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Tabellaecyathidae
Taeniaecyathellus semenovi archaeocyath sponge
Taeniaecyathellus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Syringocnemidae
Syringocnema sp. archaeocyath sponge
Syringocnema eleganta archaeocyath sponge
 Capsulocyathida - Coscinocyathidae
Coscinocyathus sp. Bornemann 1884 archaeocyath sponge
 Capsulocyathida - Clathricoscinidae
Clathricoscinus vassilievi archaeocyath sponge
Clathricoscinus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Capsulocyathida - Cryptoporocyathidae
Capsulocyathus irregularis archaeocyath sponge
Capsulocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Monocyathida - Monocyathidae
Archaeolynthus sibiricus archaeocyath sponge
Archaeolynthus sp. Taylor 1910 archaeocyath sponge
 Monocyathida - Tumuliolynthidae
Tumuliolynthus tubexternus archaeocyath sponge
Tumuliolynthus sp. Zhuravleva 1963 archaeocyath sponge
 Putapacyathida - Alphacyathidae
Aptocyathus gordoni archaeocyath sponge
Aptocyathus sp. Vologdin 1937 archaeocyath sponge
Aptocyathus vitilis archaeocyath sponge
"Aptocyathella prima" = Aptocyathus prima Zhuravleva et al. 1964 archaeocyath sponge