Kamenka Bay Horizon, platform facies, SW Novaya Zemlya (Devonian of Russian Federation)

Where: Arkhangel'skaya Oblast', Russian Federation (72.0° N, 52.0° E: paleocoordinates 4.5° N, 2.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Pyatipaltsevskaya Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• Given as Kamenka Bay Horizon; based on description, it is now called Pyatipaltsevskaya

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; dolomitic limestone and silty limestone

• Shallow-water carbonate platform.
• Lithologies read off of stratigraphic chart (fig. 2): predominantly carbonate; conglomerate at base; otherwise marls, silty limestones, sandy limestones, dolomitized limestones, dolomites, algal biostromes.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Faunal list from Fig. 3

Primary reference: S. V. Cherkesova. 1988. Lower and Middle Devonian marine deposits of the Soviet arctic and the correlation with arctic Canada. In N. J. McMillan, A. F. Embry, and D. J. Glass (eds.), Devonian of the World, Volume III 669-679 [M. Foote/M. Foote/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40697: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 28.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
Warburgella sp. Reed 1931 trilobite
sp. nov.
Ostracoda
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
 Podocopida - Bairdiocyprididae
 Palaeocopida -
 Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae
 Leperditicopida -
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Cephalopoda
 Actinocerida - Ormoceratidae
 Oncocerida - Oncoceratidae
 Oncocerida - Karoceratidae
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Amphistrophiidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Innaechiidae
""Hebetoechia" kuzmini" = Dubovikovia kuzmini
""Hebetoechia" kuzmini" = Dubovikovia kuzmini Cherkesova 1968
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora cf. faceta tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
"Rhabdacanthia sogdiana" = Aphyllum horn coral
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
Demospongea
 Chaetetida - Tiverinidae
Tiverina sp. Sokolov and Tesakov 1968 demosponge