Wasabi Valley, Locality 2 (Triassic of Japan)

Also known as Reef 167

Where: Japan (34.2° N, 136.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 120.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Fossils from formation "B", late-triassian age stated in text

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• B formation consists of greenstone, chert and limestone. Fossils from "subangular limestone blocks" of pebble to boulder size contained in greenstone.

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

• Repository: Osaka Museum of Natural History (OMNH)

Primary reference: H. Okuda and N. Yamagiwa. 1978. Triassic corals from Mt. Daifugen, Nara Prefecture, Southwest Japan. Transactions and Proceedings of the Paleontological Society of Japan, new series (110)297-305 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38186: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 18.04.2004, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Craspedophyllia japonica n. sp. Stanley and Onoue 2015 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
"Montlivaltia aff. stylophylloides" = Margarophyllia stylophylloides
"Montlivaltia aff. stylophylloides" = Margarophyllia stylophylloides Vinassa de Regny 1915 stony coral