Kuznetsk Alatau, Kiya River section - Unit VIII, Subunits 1-3 (Cambrian of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 2012

Where: Kemorovo, Russian Federation (56.0° N, 88.0° E: paleocoordinates 11.9° S, 6.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cambrocythellus aksarinae other zone, Unit VIII Member (Usa Formation), Atdabanian (521.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• Cambrocythellus aksarinae zone. PJW: See notes on 56746.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Subunits 1-3 probably represent bioherms, biohermal massifs.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. T. Zhuravleva, I. A. Konyaeva, D. V. Osadchaya and A. S. Boyarinov. 1997. Biostratigraphy of the Kiya River section. - Early Cambrian Archaeocyaths and spicular sponges from the Kiya River section (Kuznetsk Alatau). Annales de Paléontologie 83(1):3-92 [W. Kiessling/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 56750: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 24.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Radiocyatha
 Acanthinocyathida - Acanthinocyathidae
Cribricyatha
 Cribricyathida - Pyxidocyathidae
"Szecyathus" sp. Vologdin 1957 cribricyath sponge
Archaeocyatha
 Archaeocyathida -
Archaeocyathina indet. Okulitch 1935 archaeocyath sponge
indet. 3
 Archaeocyathida - Dictyocyathidae
Dictyocyathidae indet. Taylor 1910 archaeocyath sponge
Dictyocyathus yavorskii archaeocyath sponge
Dictyocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
Dictyocyathus kontorovichi archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Archaeopharetridae
Dictyosycon radiatus archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Loculicyathidae
Cambrocyathellus pospelovi archaeocyath sponge
Cambrocyathellus aksarinae archaeocyath sponge
Paranacyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Ajacicyathidae
Nochoroicyathus sp. Zhuravleva 1951 archaeocyath sponge
? Nochoroicyathus facilis archaeocyath sponge
Nochoroicyathus mariinskii archaeocyath sponge
Nochoroicyathus khemtschikensis archaeocyath sponge
Nochoroicyathus speranskii archaeocyath sponge
Nochoroicyathus fragilis Osadchaya et al. 1979 archaeocyath sponge
Orbicyathus sp. Vologdin 1937 archaeocyath sponge
sp. 2
Orbicyathus curvus archaeocyath sponge
Orbicyathus kundatus archaeocyath sponge
Sibirecyathus sp. Vologdin 1937 archaeocyath sponge
sp. 2
Rotundocyathus minimalis archaeocyath sponge
Rotundocyathus reticulatus archaeocyath sponge
Rotundocyathus decurvatus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Densocyathidae
Tennericyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
Leptosocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Sajanocyathidae
Formosocyathus alabini archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Ethmocyathidae
Baikalocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
Inessocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
Terraecyathus myagkovae archaeocyath sponge
Carpicyathus microspinosus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Pretiosocyathidae
Pretiosocyathus tolchiensis archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Tumulocyathidae
Plicocyathus altaisajanicus archaeocyath sponge
Tumulocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
Tumulocyathus pustulatus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Kaltatocyathidae
Kaltatocyathus sp. Zhuravleva et al. 1964 archaeocyath sponge
Kaltatocyathus cavus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Dokidocyathidae
Dokidocyathus sp. Taylor 1910 archaeocyath sponge
sp. 1
? Dokidocyathus konjaevae archaeocyath sponge
Dokidocyathus bogradiensis Osadchaya et al. 1979 archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Asterocyathidae
Erismacoscinus sp. Debrenne 1958 archaeocyath sponge
Erismacoscinus tomocyathoides archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Agyrekocyathidae
"Mennericyathus gini" = Agyrekocyathus, "Mennericyathus shoriensis" = Agyrekocyathus, "Mennericyathus gratus" = Agyrekocyathus
"Mennericyathus gini" = Agyrekocyathus archaeocyath sponge
"Mennericyathus shoriensis" = Agyrekocyathus archaeocyath sponge
"Mennericyathus gratus" = Agyrekocyathus archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida -
Archaeocyathellus sp. Ford 1873 archaeocyath sponge
 Monocyathida - Tumuliolynthidae
Tumuliolynthus sp. Zhuravleva 1963 archaeocyath sponge
Tumuliolynthus musatovi archaeocyath sponge
Tumuliolynthus tubexternus archaeocyath sponge
 Monocyathida - Monocyathidae
Archaeolynthus sp. Taylor 1910 archaeocyath sponge
Archaeolynthus sibiricus archaeocyath sponge
Archaeolynthus nalivkini archaeocyath sponge
Archaeolynthus absolutus archaeocyath sponge
Archaeolynthus uralocyathoides archaeocyath sponge
Archaeolynthus unimurus archaeocyath sponge
 Capsulocyathida - Alataucyathidae
Alataucyathus jaroshevitchi archaeocyath sponge
 Capsulocyathida - Tomocyathidae
Coscinocyathella sp. archaeocyath sponge
Coscinocyathella operosa archaeocyath sponge
  -
"Cornutocyathus" cornutus archaeocyath sponge