Sellajoch (Upper Cassian) (Triassic of Italy)

Also known as Pachycardientuff

Where: South Tyrol, Italy (46.5° N, 11.8° E: paleocoordinates 13.3° N, 19.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Cassian Formation), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. M. Ogilvie Gordon. 1927. Das Grödener-, Fassa- und Enneberggebiet in den Südtiroler Dolomiten: Geologische Beschreibung mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Überschiebungserscheinungen. Teil III. Paläontologie. Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt 24(2):1-88 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 205147: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 07.10.2019

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Neritoidea - Neritariidae
Neritaria plicatilis Klipstein 1843 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Purpurinidae
Tretospira multistriata Wohrmann 1892 periwinkle
 Caenogastropoda - Coelostylinidae
"Pustularia alpina" = Pustulifer alpina, Coelostylina conica
"Pustularia alpina" = Pustulifer alpina Eichwald 1851 snail
Coelostylina conica Münster 1841 snail
 Neritoina - Delphinulopsidae
"Platychilina woehrmanni" = Platychilina pustulosa
"Platychilina woehrmanni" = Platychilina pustulosa Münster 1841 snail
 Neritoina - Palaeonaricidae
Palaeonarica concentrica Münster 1841 snail
Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Myoconcha parvula Wöhrmann and Koken 1892 clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
"Myophoriopis richthofeni" = Astartopis richthofeni, Opis affinis
"Myophoriopis richthofeni" = Astartopis richthofeni Stur 1868 clam
Opis affinis Laube 1865 clam
 Unionida - Pachycardiidae
Pachycardia rugosa Hauer 1857 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
Myophoria kefersteini Münster 1828 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigonodidae
Trigonodus costatus Wöhrmann 1892 clam
Trigonodus rablensis Gredler 1862 clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arcoptera cf. arcuata" = Arca
"Arcoptera cf. arcuata" = Arca ark
 Pectinida - Pseudomonotidae
Prospondylus crassus Broili 1904 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten zitteli" = Camptonectes (Camptochlamys) zitteli Wohrmann and Koken 1892 scallop
 Ostreida - Cassianellidae
 Nuculanida - Malletiidae
Palaeoneilo elliptica Goldfuss 1837 clam
Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Joannitidae
Joannites klipsteini von Mojsisovics 1875 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae
Trachyceras aon Munster 1834 ceratite
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaris sp. Leske 1778 pencil urchin
Crinoidea
 Encrinida - Encrinidae
"Encrinus varians" = Cassianocrinus tetarakontadactylus, "Encrinus granulosus" = Zardinicrinus granulosus, "Encrinus cassianus" = Chelocrinus cassianus
"Encrinus varians" = Cassianocrinus tetarakontadactylus Laube 1865 Sea lily
"Encrinus granulosus" = Zardinicrinus granulosus Münster 1834 Sea lily
"Encrinus cassianus" = Chelocrinus cassianus Laube 1865 Sea lily
 Isocrinida - Pentacrinitidae
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
"Pentacrinus propinquus" = Isocrinus propinquus
"Pentacrinus propinquus" = Isocrinus propinquus Münster 1834 Sea lily
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Stellispongia manon Münster 1841 calcareous sponge
Demospongiae
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
"Verrucospongia submarginata" = Celyphia submarginata
"Verrucospongia submarginata" = Celyphia submarginata Münster 1841 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae