Rossmoosgraben (Triassic of Austria)

Where: Austria (47.7° N, 13.6° E: paleocoordinates 29.1° N, 17.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Zlambach Formation, Sevatian (212.0 - 205.6 Ma)

• 2 m above Pötschen Limestone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified marl and lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Mostler. 1986. Neue Kieselschwämme aus den Zlambachschichten (Obertrias, Nördliche Kalkalpen) [New siliceous sponges from the Zlambach Beds (Upper Triassic, northern Calcareous Alps)]. Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck 13:331-361 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 116897: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

Demospongea
 Ancorinida - Paelospongiidae
Paelospongia turgida n. sp. Mostler 1986 demosponge