Khabtagai-Ula, Eastern Gobi (Devonian of Mongolia)

Also known as Reef 3724

Where: Mongolia (44.6° N, 107.2° E: paleocoordinates 36.4° N, 42.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Khabtagai Formation, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• coral biostromes

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 79712: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.03.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Brachiopoda
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Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Tyrganolithes stellatus n. sp. Sharkova 1981 tabulate coral
Alveolites levis tabulate coral
subsp. grandis
 Favositida - Favositidae
Pachyfavosites abnormis tabulate coral
subsp. macroporosus
Pachyfavosites bijanesis tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora cervicornis tabulate coral
subsp. obtusispinosa
Thamnopora reticulata Blainville 1830 tabulate coral
subsp. reticulata