Speckhals quarry, Deister Mountains, Springe (Jurassic of Germany)

Also known as Reef 3219

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.3° N, 9.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 17.7° 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. 2 m thick horizon

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Stylosmilia corallina patch reef coral biostrome with microbial encrustations

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

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 31435: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 13.05.2003, edited by Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

• Only corals included
Lithocodium aggregatum
  -
unclassified
  -
Tentilenticulina
  -
Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Haplophragmoiidae
"Placopsilina" sp. d'Orbigny 1850
Textulariina
 Textulariacea - Valvulinidae
 Hormosinacea - Telamminidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Polymorphinidae
Bullopora sp. Quenstedt 1856
Insecta
 Neuroptera - Sisyridae
Neuropora sp. Khramov 2019 spongillafly
Neuropora lusitanica Termier et al. 1985 spongillafly
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
Polychaeta
 Terebellomorpha -
 Sabellida - Sabellidae
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Pholadida - Pholadidae
Jouannetia sp. Des Moulins 1828 clam
 Myoida -
Gastropoda
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
Emarginula sp. Lamarck 1801 snail
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Oncousoeciidae
"Proboscina" sp. Audouin 1826
 Cyclostomata - Stomatoporidae
Stomatopora sp. Bronn 1825
 Cyclostomata -
"Berenicea" sp. Lamouroux 1821
Bacinella
  -
Bacinella irregularis Radoicic 1959
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
Demospongea
 Tabulospongida - Parastromatoporidae
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Eudea cf. globata calcareous sponge
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina tubulifera Phillips 1829 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
"Stylina limbata" = Pseudocoenia limbata Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
Cyathophora sp. Michelin 1843 stony coral
Stylosmilia corallina Koby 1881 stony coral
Goniocora socialis Roemer 1836 stony coral
"cf. Dendrohelia cf. coalescens" = Stylohelia coalescens Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Microphyllia thurmanni Etallon 1864 stony coral
Microphyllia brevivallis Becker 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolenidae indet. Koby 1890 stony coral
cf. 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 concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 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 cf. trichotoma" = Thecosmilia densa, Montlivaltia sp., Isastrea sp.
"Thecosmilia cf. trichotoma" = Thecosmilia densa Fromentel 1870 stony coral
Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Isastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Caryophyllia cf. suevica Quenstedt 1881 stony coral
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Wetheredellidae
  - Wetheredellidae
Koskinobullina socialis Cherchi and Schroeder 1979
 Ichnofossils -
Gastrochaenolites dijugus Kelly and Bromley 1984
Trypanites "sp. 1" Mägdefrau 1932
Trypanites "sp. 2" Mägdefrau 1932
Podichnus sp. Bromley and Surlyk 1973
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Nubeculariidae