KAS-32, Kamase (Triassic of Japan)

Where: Japan (32.3° N, 130.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 125.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified, peloidal, shelly/skeletal packstone

• patch reef on the top of a mid-oceanic seamount
• sponge-coral floatstone, sponge bafflestone, coral rudstone, peloidal-bioclastic packstone-grainstone, tubular problematica-rich wackestone, lime-mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UMMP

• Repository: University of Montana Paleontology Center (UMIP)

Primary reference: T. Onoue and G. D. Stanley. 2008. Sedimentary facies from Upper Triassic reefal limestone of the Sambosan accretionary complex in Japan: mid-ocean patch reef development in the Panthalassa Ocean. Facies 54:529-547 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 165293: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.01.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Seriastraea furukawai Kanmera 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Gablonzeriidae
Gablonzeria cf. profunda Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Coryphylliidae
Khytrastrea ominensis Okuda and Yamagiwa 1978 stony coral