F-1014. Sortan-Manai salt marsh, Betpak-Dala desert, mud mound (Ordovician of Kazakhstan)

Also known as Reef 2503

Where: Kazakhstan (46.7° N, 70.1° E: paleocoordinates 18.6° S, 72.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dulankara Formation, Katian (453.0 - 445.2 Ma)

• upper part of an unnamed formation of the Dulankara Regional Stage (Late Caradoc-Early Ashgill)

•Subsequently named

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• lenses of a coquinoid floatstone at the top of a carbonate mud-mound

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. F. Nikitin and L. E. Popov. 1996. Strophomenid and triplesiid brachiopods from an Upper Ordovician carbonate mound in central Kazakhstan. Alcheringa 20:1-20 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 80173: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 08.04.2008, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
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Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Triplesia sortanensis n. sp. Nikitin and Popov 1996
 Strophomenida - Bimuriidae
Craspedelia roomusoksi n. sp. Nikitin and Popov 1996
 Strophomenida - Plectambonitidae
Bandaleta plana n. gen. n. sp.
Bandaleta plana n. gen. n. sp. Nikitin and Popov 1996
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
"Anisopleurella ampla n. sp." = Sowerbyella (Sowerbyella) ampla
"Anisopleurella ampla n. sp." = Sowerbyella (Sowerbyella) ampla Nikitin and Popov 1996
 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae
Sortanella quinquecostata n. gen. n. sp. Nikitin and Popov 1996
 Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae
Anoptambonites subcarinatus n. sp. Nikitin and Popov 1996
 Strophomenida - Leptellinidae
Shlyginia perplexa n. sp. Nikitin and Popov 1996
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
 Strophomenida - Christianiidae
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
? Bellimurina sp. Cooper 1956
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida -
Kellerella ditissima n. gen. n. sp.
Kellerella ditissima n. gen. n. sp. Nikitin et al. 1996
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
Nikolaispira rasilis n. gen. n. sp.
Nikolaispira rasilis n. gen. n. sp. Nikitin et al. 1996
 Pentamerida - Parastrophinidae
Parastrophina tersa n. sp., Parastrophina plena, "Parastrophinella portentosa n. sp." = Parastrophina portentosa
Parastrophina plena Sapelnikov and Rukavishnikova 1975
"Parastrophinella portentosa n. sp." = Parastrophina portentosa Nikitin et al. 1996
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Orthida - Plaesiomyidae
Austinella sp. Foerste 1909
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Discinidae
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
 Lingulida - Pseudolingulidae
? Pseudolingula sp. Mickwitz 1909
unclassified
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