Collection 18777/4. Kamlak Section, Biya–Katun’ (Ordovician of Russian Federation)

Where: Gorny Altai, Russian Federation (51.6° N, 85.7° E: paleocoordinates 0.2° N, 25.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Iapetognathus fluctivagus conodont zone, 5 Member (Kamlak Formation), Tremadoc (485.4 - 477.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and gravel

• sandstone alternating with gravelstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. V. Sennikov, E. V. Lykova, O. T. Obut, T. Yu Tolmacheva, and N. G. Izokh. 2014. The new Ordovician stage standard as applied to the stratigraphic units of the western Altai–Sayan Folded Area. Russian Geology and Geophysics 55:971-988 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186013: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 06.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pentamerida - Clarkellidae
 Orthida - Archaeorthidae
 Orthida - Finkelnburgiidae
Finkelnburgia sp. Walcott 1905
 Orthida - Plectorthidae