Salaany Gol, GR crusts, Zavkhan Basin, Mongolia (Cambrian to of Mongolia)

Also known as reef 2310

Where: Mongolia (46.9° N, 95.8° E: paleocoordinates 1.3° S, 7.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Salaany Gol Formation, Atdabanian to Atdabanian (521.0 - 512.9 Ma)

• Salaany Gol Formation unconformingly overlien by the Khayrkhan Formation

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Gordonophyton-Razumovskia crusts (GR)

Primary reference: P. D. Kruse, A. Gandin, F. Debrenne and R. Wood. 1996. Early Cambrian bioconstructions in the Zavkhan Basin of western Mongolia. Geological Magazine 133(4):429-444 [W. Kiessling/B. Bookhagen/B. Bookhagen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22939: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Britta Bookhagen on 04.07.2002

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Khasaktidae
  - Khasaktidae
Radiocyatha
  - Hetairacyathidae
Girphanovella georgensis
disarticulated nesasters
Hydroconozoa
  -
Dodecaactinella
  - Polyactinellidae
Archaeocyatha
 Archaeocyathida - Dictyocyathidae
Chouberticyathus lepidus archaeocyath sponge
Dictyocyathus confertus archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Archaeopharetridae
Archaeopharetra marginata archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Copleicyathidae
Tabulacyathellus bidzhaensis archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Loculicyathidae
Cambrocyathellus communis archaeocyath sponge
Cambrocyathellus tuberculatus archaeocyath sponge
Cambrocyathellus pannonicus archaeocyath sponge
Okulitchicyathus sp. n. sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Fallocyathidae
? Fallocyathus frutectosus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Erbocyathidae
Ladaecyathus melnikovae archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Ajacicyathidae
Nochoroicyathus misertumulus archaeocyath sponge
Nochoroicyathus amplus archaeocyath sponge
Nochoroicyathus certus archaeocyath sponge
Nochoroicyathus concinnus archaeocyath sponge
Nochoroicyathus chassaktuensis archaeocyath sponge
Nochoroicyathus howelli Vologdin 1940 archaeocyath sponge
Orbicyathus mongolicus archaeocyath sponge
Ajacicyathus mongolicus archaeocyath sponge
Robustocyathellus abundans archaeocyath sponge
Rotundocyathus floris archaeocyath sponge
Rotundocyathus levigatus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Bipallicyathidae
Bipallicyathus manifestus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Ethmocyathidae
Baikalocyathus ex gr. mirus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Tumulifungiidae
Sclerocyathus floridus archaeocyath sponge
Tologoicyathus sp. Voronin 1988 archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Pretiosocyathidae
Pretiosocyathus subtilis archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Tumulocyathidae
Plicocyathus stellatus archaeocyath sponge
Tumulocyathus pustulatus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Dokidocyathidae
Dokidocyathus tuvaensis archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Kymbecyathidae
Urcyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Asterocyathidae
Ichnusocyathus changaiensis archaeocyath sponge
 Monocyathida - Tumuliolynthidae
Tumuliolynthus tubexternus archaeocyath sponge
 Monocyathida - Monocyathidae
Archaeolynthus solidimurus archaeocyath sponge
 Capsulocyathida - Alataucyathidae
Alataucyathus jaroschevitschi Zhuravleva 1955 archaeocyath sponge
 Capsulocyathida - Cryptoporocyathidae
Capsulocyathus irregularis archaeocyath sponge
Epiphyton
  - Ludloviaceae
Epiphyton sp. Bornemann 1886
Rhodophyceae
  -
Angulocellularia sp. Vologdin 1962
Botominella
  -
Botominella sp. Reitlinger 1959
Renalcis
  - Chabakoviacea
Batinevia
  - Chabakoviacea
Batinevia sp. Korde 1966
Chabakoviacea
  - Chabakoviacea
Gordonophyton
  - Chabakoviacea
Gordonophyton sp. Korde 1973
Hormogoneae
 Oscillatoriales - Girvanellaceae
Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878