Well TZ 161, Member 3 (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: 3 Member (Lianglitag Formation), Katian (453.0 - 445.2 Ma)

• Lower Katian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: intrashelf or intraplatform reef; lithified grainstone

• ypical shallow platform facies deposited in moderate to high water energy.
• 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 184487: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 07.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Girvanella
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Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
Trilobita
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Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
Brachiopoda
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Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Cephalopoda
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Cephalopoda indet. Cuvier 1797
Bryozoa
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Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Stromatoporoidea
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Stromatoporoidea indet. Nicholson and Murie 1878
Ulvophyceae
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Vermiporella sp. Stolley 1893
Tetradium
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Tetradium sp. Dana 1846
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877