Mandal-Obo, Mushgai area (Silurian of Mongolia)

Where: Mongolia (44.4° N, 104.3° E: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 33.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wenlock (433.4 - 427.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone and lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: L. N. Bolshakova and L. M. Ulitina. 1985. Stromatoporaty i biostratigrafiya nizhnego paleozoya Mongolii [Stromatoporata and biostratigraphy of the Lower Paleozoic of Mongolia]. Trudy Sovmestnaya Sovetsko-Mongolskaya Paleontologicheskaya Ekspeditisiya [Transactions of the Joint Soviet-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition] 27:5-94 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79684: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.03.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites kennihoensis tabulate coral
subsp. minus
Favosites burkhanensis n. sp. Sharkova 1981 tabulate coral
Favosites subfavosus Klaamann 1962 tabulate coral
Favosites gothlandicus Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
Mesofavosites regularis tabulate coral
 Favositida - Multisoleniidae
Multisolenia uralica tabulate coral
Multisolenia tortuosa Fritz 1937 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Halysitidae
Halysites grandis n. sp. Sharkova 1981 tabulate coral
Catenipora minuta tabulate coral
Catenipora spirordensis tabulate coral
 Rugosa -
 Stauriida - Pycnostylidae
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae