Koksu River (Kok-Su), 1207 (Cambrian of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (43.6° N, 69.8° E: paleocoordinates 1.5° N, 102.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Redlichia chinensis-Kootenia gimmelfarbi trilobite zone, Toyonian (512.9 - 510.2 Ma)

• sample 1207 is in Unit 11

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: argillaceous, sandy limestone

• Lingulate brachiopods have been recovered from several levels in the overlying bedded sandy and argillaceous limestone, 9-13 m thick

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: L. E. Holmer, L. E. Popov, S. P. Koneva and M. G. Bassett. 2001. Cambrian - early Ordovician brachiopods from Malyi Karatau, the western Balkhash region, and Tien Shan, Central Asia. Special Papers in Palaeontology 65:1-180 [W. Kiessling/M. Domansky]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123065: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Domansky on 10.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

Lingulata
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
 Lingulida - Botsfordiidae
Obolellata
 Naukatida - Naukatidae
? Oina sp. Popov and Tikhonov 1990