Near Talapta winter quarters, on Rgyata-Agalatas rivers interfluve, Kendyktas Mt (Ordovician of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (43.0° N, 74.8° E: paleocoordinates 13.6° S, 80.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rgaity Formation, Llandeilo (466.0 - 449.5 Ma)

• Given as Rgayta in paper.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: gray, green sandstone and siltstone

• Single outcrop of greenish-gray polymictic sandstone with thin interbedded siltstones

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: O. I. Nikitina. 1985. A new brachiopod association from the Middle Ordovician of Southern Kazakhstan. Paleontological Journal 1985(4):31-40 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186017: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 06.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Leptellinidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Macrocoelia insolita n. sp. Nikitina 1985
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Strophomena rukavishnikovae n. sp. Nikitina 1985
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Orthidae
"Orthambonites rgaitensis n. sp." = Paralenorthis rgaitensis
"Orthambonites rgaitensis n. sp." = Paralenorthis rgaitensis Nikitina 1985
 Orthida - Giraldiellidae