Where: Mandal-Obo, Gobi Tian Shan, and Kazakhstan, Mongolia (44.7° N, 104.1° E: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 35.9° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• basin-level geographic resolution
When: Llandovery to Llandovery (443.4 - 427.4 Ma)
• This community is BA 3. The underlying community is unknown. The overlying (or coeval) community is coralline, mainly tabulate.
Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified, sandy limestone and lithified, gray sandstone
•In the Uldzeitu region this community occurs in gray, quartzose, coarse and medium grained sandstones as abundant coquinas of well-preserved, articulated shells.
Size class: macrofossils
Primary reference: K.H. S. Rozman. 1999. Silurian brachiopod communities of Mongolia. in A. J. Boucot and J. D. Lawson, eds., Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 164-176 [M. Foote/C. Simpson]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 13330: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Carl Simpson on 25.02.2002
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