Calcimicrobial-archaeocyathan buildups, Gonnesa Formation (Cambrian of Italy)

Also known as Reef 1750

Where: Sardinia, Italy (39.3° N, 8.5° E: paleocoordinates 48.6° S, 113.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Planu Sartu Member (Gonnesa Formation), Lenian (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Fröhler and T. Bechstädt. 1992. Calcimicrobial-archaeocyathan buildups at the instable northwestern platform margin of the Lower Cambrian Gonnesa Formation, SW-Sardinia (Italy). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 1992(5):267-278 [W. Kiessling/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 50195: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 10.05.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Cyanophyceae
  - Garwoodiaceae
"Palaeomicrocodium devonicum" = Baccanella
"Palaeomicrocodium devonicum" = Baccanella
Renalcis
  - Chabakoviacea
Renalcis sp. Vologdin 1932
Hormogoneae
 Oscillatoriales - Girvanellaceae
Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
Epiphyton
  - Ludloviaceae
Archaeocyatha
 Ajacicyathida - Asterocyathidae
Erismacoscinus sp. Debrenne 1958 archaeocyath sponge
Antoniocoscinus sp. Zhuravlev 1988 archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida -
Dokidocyathina indet. Vologdin 1957 archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Sajanocyathidae
? Sajanocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Ethmocyathidae
Rasetticyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Densocyathidae
Densocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Ajacicyathida - Ajacicyathidae
"Nochoroicyathus sp." = Nochoroicyathus, "Aldanocyathus sp." = Nochoroicyathus, Rotundocyathus sp.
"Nochoroicyathus sp." = Nochoroicyathus Zhuravleva 1951 archaeocyath sponge
"Aldanocyathus sp." = Nochoroicyathus Zhuravleva 1951 archaeocyath sponge
Rotundocyathus sp. Vologdin 1960 archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Dictyocyathidae
Chouberticyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Archaeopharetridae
Protopharetra sp. Bornemann 1884 archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Copleicyathidae
Agastrocyathus sp. Debrenne 1964 archaeocyath sponge
 Capsulocyathida - Coscinocyathidae
Coscinocyathus sp. Bornemann 1884 archaeocyath sponge
 Capsulocyathida - Cryptoporocyathidae
Capsulocyathus sp. archaeocyath sponge
Bicyathus
  -
Bicyathus sp. Vologdin 1939
Coeloscleritophora
 Chancelloriida - Chancelloriidae
Chancelloria sp. Walcott 1920
unclassified
  -
Trilobita
  -
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite