F-1026b. Karatal Section (Ordovician of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (45.3° N, 72.1° E: paleocoordinates 16.2° S, 76.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baigara Formation, Caradoc (458.4 - 449.5 Ma)

• Tsellnograd stage.

•Formation spans Llandeilo-Caradoc boundary; this should be early Caradoc.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: sandstone and argillaceous limestone

• Alternating fine-grained sandstones and siltstones with lenses and nodules of argillaceous limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. E. Popov, O. Vinn, and O. I. Nikitina. 2001. Brachiopods of the redefined family Tritoechiidae from the Ordovician of Kazakhstan and South Urals. Geobios 34(2):131-155 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 165646: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 24.01.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Orthida - Orthidae
 Strophomenida - Leptellinidae
 Strophomenida - Bimuriidae
Bimuria sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1942
 Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae
Eremotoechia spissa n. sp. Popov et al. 2001
 Craniida - Craniidae
 Lingulida - Trematidae