Yangmaile section (Ordovician of China)

Also known as Reef 4010

Where: China (40.0° N, 79.1° E: paleocoordinates 31.3° S, 118.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Darriwilian (467.3 - 458.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; bafflestone and floatstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Wang, Y. Li, Y. Zhang and S. Kershaw. 2016. A Middle Ordovician (Darriwilian) Calathium reef complex on the carbonate ramp of the northwestern Tarim Block, northwest China: A sedimentological approach. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 474:1-286 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184658: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 16.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Receptaculitidae
Calathium sp. Billings 1865