Anderkenyn-Akchoku, Chu-Ili Range, mud mounds (Ordovician of Kazakhstan)

Also known as Reef 2504

Where: Kazakhstan (43.9° N, 75.6° E: paleocoordinates 13.5° S, 78.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Diplograptus multidens graptolite zone, Anderken Formation, Sandbian (458.4 - 453.0 Ma)

• Was Caradoc

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• chain of Girvanella-Renalcis bioherms and mounds

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. F. Nikitin, M. B. Gnilovskaya, I. T. Zhuravleva, V. A. Luchinina, and Y. I. Myagkova. 1974. Anderkenskaya biogermnaya gryada i istoriya yeye obrazovaniya [The Anderken bioherm ridge and the history of its origin]. in O. A. Betekhtina, I. T. Thuravleva, eds., Sreda i zhizn v geologicheskom proshlom (paleoekologicheskiye problemy) [Environment and life in the geologic past (paleoecologic problems)], Trudy Instituta Geologii i Geofiziki, Sibirskoye Otdeleniye 84:122-159 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 80177: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 08.04.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Renalcis
  -
Setula
  -
Setula curta n. gen. n. sp.
Setula curta n. gen. n. sp.
Girvanella
  -
Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenus sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Sphaerexochus aff. hisingeri Warburg 1925 trilobite
 Proetida - Dimeropygidae
 Lichida - Lichidae
"Amphilichas punctata" = Amphilichas, "Acrolichas punctata" = Amphilichas
"Amphilichas punctata" = Amphilichas trilobite
"Acrolichas punctata" = Amphilichas trilobite
 Harpetida - Harpetidae
"Selenoharpes sp." = Scotoharpes
"Selenoharpes sp." = Scotoharpes Lamont 1948 trilobite
Crinoidea
  -
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Mastopora reticulata n. sp. tabulate coral
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Ulvophyceae
  -
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
 Dasycladales - Seletonellaceae
"Contexta binata" = Dasyporella, ? Moniliporella sp.
"Contexta binata" = Dasyporella
? Moniliporella sp. Gnilovskaya 1972
Glaphurina
  - Glaphuridae