Carlow, lower biostrome P1, Paulstown, Ireland (Carboniferous of Ireland)

Also known as Reef 3278

Where: Carlow, Ireland (52.7° N, 7.0° W: paleocoordinates 5.5° S, 0.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Clogrenan Formation, Brigantian (336.0 - 326.4 Ma)

• 2.2 m thick

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; grainstone

• at the base: coarse-grained pale grey crinoidal bed, 1.3 m

•at the top: dark gray wackestone bed, 0.9 m

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•2.2 m

Size class: macrofossils

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

Primary reference: I. D. Somerville, P. Cózar, and S. Rodriguez. 2007. Late Visean rugose coral faunas from South-Eastern Ireland: composition, depositional setting and palaeoecology of Siphonodendron biostromes. In B. Hubann, W. E. Piller (eds.), Österr. Akad. Wiss. Schriftenr. Erdwiss. Komm 17:307-328 [W. Kiessling/F. Reichel/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79121: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Falko Reichel on 26.02.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Lithostrotion decipiens McCoy 1849 horn coral
Lithostrotion vorticale Parkinson 1808 horn coral
Siphonodendron pauciradiale McCoy 1844 horn coral
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Lonsdaleia duplicata Martin 1809 horn coral