Luchsholklippen, Hildesheim, Germany (Jurassic of Germany)

Also known as Reef 548

Where: Lower Saxony, Germany (52.2° N, 10.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 18.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Obere Korallenbank Member (Unterer Korallenoolith Formation), Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified rudstone

• Reworked corals

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Oyster reported to be common, no bryozoans and Thecids

Primary reference: M. Bertling. 1993. Riffkorallen im norddeutschen Oberjura - Taxonomie, ├ľkologie, Verteilung. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 226:77-123 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 23911: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 24.07.2002

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Taxonomic list

• Only corals described
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria seriata Becker 1875 stony coral
Thamnasteria concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea crassa Goldfuss 1826 stony coral