Well He 3 (Ordovician of China)

Also known as Reef 4090

Where: China (38.8° N, 79.9° E: paleocoordinates 36.4° S, 113.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• Lower Katian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• ypical shallow platform facies deposited in moderate to high water energy.
• coarse oncolitic limestones

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: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184489: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 07.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Vermiporella sp. Stolley 1893
  - Solenoporaceae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877