Kyrshabakty River, 1351-II-1 (Cambrian of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (43.5° N, 70.0° E: paleocoordinates 3.2° S, 98.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Glyptagnostus stolidotus trilobite zone, Zhumabai Formation, Ayusokkanian (505.0 - 498.5 Ma)

• sample 1351-II-1 from unit VII (132-263 m) of the Kyrshabakty River section

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified limestone

• outer fan lobe; slope of an isolated carbonate platform known as the Aisha-Bibi sea-mount
• parallel laminated limestone, carbonate turbidite, lime wackestone and packstone of grey and dark grey colour

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: G. K. Ergaliev and F. G. Ergaliev. 2008. Agnostidy srednego i verkhnego Kembriya Aksayskogo Gosudarstvennogo Geologicheskogo Zakaznika v yushnom Kazakhstane (Kyrshabakty, Malyy Karatau) [Middle and Upper Cambrian Agnostida from the Aksai National Geological Reserve in southern Kazakhstan (Kyrshabakty River, Malyy Karatau Range)] 1-359 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 118242: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 10.10.2011, edited by Marcus Domansky

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Agnostida - Agnostidae
Glyptagnostus stolidotus Opik 1961 trilobite
Acmarhachis apicula Oepik 1967 trilobite
 Agnostida - Spinagnostidae
Hypagnostus prodigialis n. sp. Ergaliev and Ergaliev 2008 trilobite
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulellotretidae
Vaculina obscura Koneva 1992