Deister Mountains biostrome, Springe (Jurassic of Germany)

Also known as Reef 3219

Where: Germany (52.3° N, 9.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 17.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: florigemma bank Member (Korallenoolith Formation), Middle Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• data from ca. 1.5 m thick horizon

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified framestone

• "mixed" coral biostrome with microbial encrustations

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Helm, M. Reuter, and I. Schülke. 2003. Die Korallenfauna des Korallenooliths (Oxfordium, Oberjura, NW-Deutschland): Zusammensetzung, Stratigraphie und regionale Verbreitung. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 77(1):77-94 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31433: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 13.05.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Only corals included
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina tubulifera Phillips 1829 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Pseudocoenia limbata Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
Pseudocoenia cf. suboctonis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
"cf. Placophyllia cf. tenuis" = Stylosmilia tenuis Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
Stylosmilia corallina Koby 1881 stony coral
Goniocora pumila Quenstedt 1852 stony coral
Goniocora socialis Roemer 1836 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Fungiastraea arachnoides Parkinson 1808 stony coral
cf. Latiastrea sp. Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Microphyllia sp. d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
ex gr. Dimorpharaea sp. de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis moreauana Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
"Actinarea granulata" = Actinaraea
"Actinarea granulata" = Actinaraea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria dendroidea Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Thamnasteria concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Rhipidogyra costata Becker 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea pentagonalis, "Actinastrea cf. ramulifera" = Stephanastrea ramulifera
Actinastrea pentagonalis Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
"Actinastrea cf. ramulifera" = Stephanastrea ramulifera Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
cf. Complexastrea sp. d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Montlivaltia obconica Münster 1829 stony coral
Isastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Caryophyllia cf. suevica Quenstedt 1881 stony coral