Wangjiaba, patch reefs (Ordovician of China)

Also known as Reef 2965

Where: Jiangxi, China (28.7° N, 118.3° E: paleocoordinates 2.0° N, 124.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sanjushan Formation, Ashgill (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• also known as Sanqushan Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• patch reefs, 0.5-3 m in diameter

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Li, S. Kershaw, and X. Mu. 2004. Ordovician reef systems and settings in South China before the Late Ordovician mass extinction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 205:235-254 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 80141: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 07.04.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
Parachaetetes sp. Deninger 1906
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Triplesia sp. Hall 1859
 Atrypida - Anazygidae
Zygospira sp. Hall 1862
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
Rhynchotrema sp. Hall 1860
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Remopleurides sp. Portlock 1843 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenus sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Trepostomata - Heterotrypidae
Dekayia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851
 Trepostomata - Halloporidae
Hallopora sp. Bassler 1911
 Trepostomida - Monticuliporidae
Homotrypa sp. Ulrich 1882
Homotrypella sp. Ulrich 1886
 Cystoporata - Constellariidae
Constellaria sp. Dana 1846
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
Streptelasma sp. Hall 1847 horn coral
 Heliolitida - Stelliporellidae
Parastelliporella sp. Lin and Chow 1977 tabulate coral
Stelliporella sp. Wentzel 1895 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae
Heliolites sp. Dana 1846 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Plasmoporellidae
Acdalopora sp. Bondarenko 1958 tabulate coral
Plasmoporella sp. Kiaer 1899 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Sibiriolitidae
Sibiriolites sp. Sokolov 1955 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Proheliolitidae
Proheliolites sp. Kiaer 1897 tabulate coral
 Lichenariida - Lyoporidae
Eofletcheria sp. Bassler 1950 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Agetolitidae
Hemiagetolites sp. Leleshus 1963 tabulate coral
Agetolitella sp. Kim 1962 tabulate coral
Agetolites sp. Sokolov 1955 tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Fletcheriellidae
Fletcheriella sp. Sokolov 1955 tabulate coral
 Archaeocyathida - Archaeocyathidae
"Batenevia sp." = Archaeocyathus
"Batenevia sp." = Archaeocyathus Billings 1861 archaeocyath sponge
 Clathrodictyida - Clathrodictyidae
Clathrodictyon sp. Nicholson and Murie 1878 stromatoporoid sponge
 Clathrodictyida - Actinodictyidae
Plexodictyon sp. Nestor 1966 stromatoporoid sponge
Ecclimadictyon sp. Nestor 1964 stromatoporoid sponge
 Labechiida - Rosenellidae
Pseudostylodictyon sp. Ozaki 1938 stromatoporoid sponge
Cystostroma sp. Galloway and St Jean 1957 stromatoporoid sponge
Pachystylostroma sp. Nestor 1964 stromatoporoid sponge
 Labechiida - Stromatoceriidae
Stromatocerium sp. Hall 1847 stromatoporoid sponge
Vermiporella sp. Stolley 1893
  - Garwoodiaceae
Hedstroemia sp. Rothpletz 1913