Calymene frontosa Community, Teremtsy suite, Podolia (Silurian of Ukraine)

Where: Ukraine (51.2° N, 30.5° E: paleocoordinates 26.9° S, 6.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Teremtsy Suite Formation, Llandovery (443.4 - 433.4 Ma)

• Kitaigorodian "stage/horizon", Bolotino "series", Teremtsy "suite"

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; argillaceous limestone

• "interpreted as open shelf...disarticulation indicatges moderate level of turbulence...BA 3, with outer position likely as indicated by presence of Dicoelosia."
• "argillaceous limestone"

Collection methods: Counts are given for trilobites.

Primary reference: V. P. Gritsenko, A. A. Istchenko, L. I. Konstantinenko and P. D. Tsegelnjuk. 1999. Animal and plant communities of Podolia. In A. J. Boucot and J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities--a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 462-487 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 23343: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 12.07.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Bumastus sp. Murchison 1839 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus sp. Emmrich 1844 trilobite
sp. 1
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Calymene frontosa Lindström 1885 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
"Sphaerexochus mirus" = Sphaerexochus calvus
"Sphaerexochus mirus" = Sphaerexochus calvus Mc Coy 1846 trilobite
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Acernaspis sp. Campbell 1967 trilobite
sp. 1
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
"others"
 Podocopida - Sigilliidae
 Palaeocopida - Beyrichiidae
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa hedei Struve 1966
 Orthida - Dicoelosiidae
Conodonta
 Ozarkodinida -
 Prioniodontida - Balognathidae
"Ozarkodina adiutricis" = Pterospathodus celloni
"Ozarkodina adiutricis" = Pterospathodus celloni Walliser 1964 conodont
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Stauriidae