Morzhovaya 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: Morzhovaya Bay Horizon Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; dolomitic limestone and dolomite

• Shallow-water carbonate platform.
• Lithologies read off of stratigraphic chart (fig. 2): dolomite, dolomitic limestone, algal biostromes

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 40698: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 28.06.2004, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Ostracoda
 Podocopida -
 Palaeocopida -
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida -
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Tentaculita
 Homoctenida - Paranowakiidae
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
 Atrypida - Karpinskiidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
"Carinatinella solovjiekhaensis" = Desquamatia
"Carinatinella solovjiekhaensis" = Desquamatia
 Atrypida - Atrypinidae
 Rhynchonellida - Plectorhynchellidae
 Rhynchonellida - Ladogiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Hebetoechiidae
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora arctata tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolitella ramiferus tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
"Rhabdacanthia concavatabulata" = Aphyllum, Tryplasma (Stortophyllum) tenerum
"Rhabdacanthia concavatabulata" = Aphyllum horn coral
 Rugosa -
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
 Stauriida - Mucophyllidae