Shara-Obo Mountains, Baruun-Urt, Eastern Gobi (Devonian of Mongolia)

Also known as Reef 3722

Where: Mongolia (46.7° N, 113.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 39.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sharaobo Formation, Gedinne (416.0 - 412.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 150 m limestones and siltstones, small coral biostrome

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: T. T. Sharkova. 1981. Siluriiskiye i devonskiye tabulyaty Mongolii [Silurian and Devonian Tabulata of Mongolia]. Trudy Sovmestnaya Sovetsko-Mongolskaya Paleontologicheskaya Ekspeditisiya [Transactions of the Joint Soviet-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition] 14:5-104 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79693: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.03.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae
 Strophomenida - Douvillinidae
 Strophomenida - Amphistrophiidae
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
Trigonirhynchia sp. Cooper 1942
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Levenea sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
Resserella cf. canalis Sowerby 1839
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites aff. pseudoforbesi tabulate coral
subsp. muratsiensis
Favosites eichwaldi tabulate coral
Favosites favosiformis Sokolov 1951 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora alterivalis tabulate coral
Striatopora ulrumskiana tabulate coral
 Favositida - Coenitidae
Lecompteia altaica tabulate coral