La Pedrera d'en Rogent, Upper Muschelkalk, Collbato (Triassic of Spain)

Where: Cataluna, Spain (41.6° N, 1.8° E: paleocoordinates 5.2° N, 15.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Upper Muschelkalk facies (M3), equivalent to La Riba Reef Formation. Multiple bedding surfaces in the quarry.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lime mudstone and marl

• 16-20 m of micritic, finely laminated, almost lithographic, limestones with more marly intercalations. Trace fossil Fucoides covers one layer. Sedimentary structures are limited to some megaripples and some scour troughs associated with bioclastic influx.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

• Specimens collected with power tools.

Primary reference: A. B. Smith and J. Gallemi. 1991. Middle Triassic holothurians from northern Spain. Palaeontology 34(1):49-76 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 44260: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.09.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Echinoidea
  -
"Cidaris" wissmanni Desor 1847 sea urchin
 Cidaroida - Miocidaridae
Miocidaris sp. Döderlein 1887 pencil urchin
  -
"Cidaris" ecki Assmann 1926 sea urchin
Holothuroidea
 Aspidochirotida -
Collbatothuria danieli n. gen. n. sp.
Collbatothuria danieli n. gen. n. sp. Smith and Gallemi 1991 sea cucumber
 Dendrochirotida - Psolidae
Monilipsolus mirabilis n. gen. n. sp.
Monilipsolus mirabilis n. gen. n. sp. Smith and Gallemi 1991 sea cucumber
 Dendrochirotida - Heterothyonidae
Strobilothyone rogenti n. gen. n. sp.
Strobilothyone rogenti n. gen. n. sp. Smith and Gallemi 1991 sea cucumber
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Encrinida - Encrinidae
Encrinus cf. aculeatus von Meyer 1849 Sea lily
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea -
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836