Taternpfahl, Hannover, Germany (Jurassic of Germany)

Also known as Reef 3185

Where: Lower Saxony, Germany (52.3° N, 9.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 17.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Untere Folge 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

• Coral debris

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with calcite

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical, peel or thin section,

• Bryozoans, thecids, serpulids, and oysters associated

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 23917: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 24.07.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Only corals included
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
"Stylina limbata" = Pseudocoenia limbata Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Microphyllia brevivallis Becker 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
"Actinarea granulata" = Actinaraea
"Actinarea granulata" = Actinaraea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria seriata Becker 1875 stony coral
Thamnasteria concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia obconica M├╝nster 1829 stony coral
Isastrea crassa Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diplocteniopsidae
Latiphyllia confluens Quenstedt 1843 stony coral