Ko.278, Kuma River (Triassic of Japan)

Also known as Reef 166

Where: Japan (32.3° N, 130.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 113.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Koguchi Formation (Konose Group), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Age updated to Carnian by Senowbari-Daryan et al. (2012).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Limestone clasts in a debris flow deposit.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• Repository: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyushu University

Primary reference: K. Kanmera. 1964. Triassic coral faunas from the Konos Group in Kyushu. Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology 15(1):117-147 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34883: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 09.10.2003, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cladogirvanella cipitensis
Cladogirvanella cipitensis1 Ott 1966
Nipponophycus kanmerai (pl 1, figs 3,4; pl 2, figs 1,2 in Endo & Horiguchi, 1967)
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Spongiomorphida -
Spongiomorphida indet. Alloiteau 1952
 Scleractinia - Procyclolitidae
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
"Thamnasteria furukawai n. sp." = Seriastraea furukawai
"Thamnasteria furukawai n. sp." = Seriastraea furukawai Kanmera 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
"Montlivaltia cf. norica" = Distichophyllia norica, "Thecosmilia eguchii n. sp." = Retiophyllia eguchii, Craspedophyllia ramosa2, Craspedophyllia japonica2
"Montlivaltia cf. norica" = Distichophyllia norica Frech 1890 stony coral
"Thecosmilia eguchii n. sp." = Retiophyllia eguchii Kanmera 1964 stony coral
Craspedophyllia ramosa2 Roniewicz et al. 2005 stony coral
Craspedophyllia japonica2 Stanley and Onoue 2015 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
"Montlivaltia cf. stylophylloides" = Margarophyllia stylophylloides
"Montlivaltia cf. stylophylloides" = Margarophyllia stylophylloides Vinassa de Regny 1915 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Tropiastraeidae
Thamnasteriamorpha okudai2 Stanley and Onoue 2015 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
? Elysastraea sp. Laube 1865 stony coral
Ladinella porata
Ladinella porata1 Ott 1968
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
vesicular calcisponges
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
Solenolmia manon1 M√ľnster 1841 demosponge
ssp. manon
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Permocorynella "sp. 1"1 Rigby and Senowbari-Daryan 1996 demosponge
 Chaetetida -
Chaetetida "indet. 1"1 Okulitch 1936 demosponge
Chaetetida "indet. 2"1 Okulitch 1936 demosponge
Solenopora kumensis (pl 4 fig 1) in Endo and Horiguchi, 1967
Hexactinellida indet.1 Schmidt 1870 glass sponge
Possibly Aka sp.
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Nipponophycus kanmerai1 Endo and Horiguchi 1967
  - Solenoporaceae
Solenoporaceae indet.1, "Parachaetetes cassianus" = Parachaetetes cassiana1
Solenoporaceae indet.1 Pia 1927
?Parachaetetes sp. or ?Solenopora sp. (Solenopora kumensis pl 3, figs 1,2; pl 4, figs 2 in Endo & Horiguchi 1967)
"Parachaetetes cassianus" = Parachaetetes cassiana1 Flugel 1961
  - Nigriporellidae
"Tubiphytes" gracilis1 Schafer and Senowbary-Daryan 1983