Well TZ 161, Member 4 (Ordovician of China)

Also known as Reef 4006

Where: China (39.3° N, 84.7° E: paleocoordinates 34.3° S, 117.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: 4 Member (Lianglitag Formation), Katian (453.0 - 445.2 Ma)

• Lower Katian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• shelf margin reef - largest oil reservoir in China
• metazoan frameworks

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: core, peel or thin section,

• Drilling cores from oil exploration

Primary reference: Y. Zhang, Y. Li, G. Wang and A. Munnecke. 2017. Windward and leeward margins of an Upper Ordovician carbonate platform in the Central Tarim Uplift, Xinjiang, northwestern China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 474:79-88 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 184486: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 07.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Renalcis sp. Vologdin
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Chaetetida - Cryptolichenariidae
Amsassia sp. Sokolov and Mironova 1959 demosponge
Stromatoporoidea indet. Nicholson and Murie 1878
Vermiporella sp. Stolley 1893
Tetradium sp. Dana 1846
  - Solenoporaceae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877