Well Ma 5 (Ordovician of China)

Also known as Reef 4090

Where: China (38.6° N, 79.6° E: paleocoordinates 36.7° S, 113.6° 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

• Thesediments deposited on the inner part of the platform are mostly peloidal or

•bioclastic limestones with abundant coated grains.

• micritic limestone

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 184490: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 07.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Sphaerocodium
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Girvanella
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Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
unclassified
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Trilobita
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Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
Brachiopoda
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 Mollusca -
Bryozoa
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Ulvophyceae
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Vermiporella sp. Stolley 1893
Tetradium
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Tetradium sp. Dana 1846
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877