Saututun, Babulu Formation, Manatuto, East Timor (Triassic of East Timor)

Where: East Timor (8.5° S, 126.0° E: paleocoordinates 20.8° N, 122.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Babulu Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• conglomerates and limestone representing material slumped from shallow carbonate platforms upslope
• unsorted calcareous conglomerate with subangular to subrounded limestone clasts ranging from sand to boulder size, sandstones and shales are underlying

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

• corals only, bivalves, brachiopods, gastropods and other fossils reported to be present, but not listed

Primary reference: E. Roniewicz, J. D. Stanley Jr, F. Da Costa Monteiro and J. A. Grant-Mackie. 2005. Late Triassic (Carnian) corals from Timor-Leste (East Timor): their identity, setting, and biogeography. Alcheringa 29(2):287-303 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60120: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 02.05.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Craspedophyllia ramosa n. sp. Roniewicz et al. 2005 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia confluens M√ľnster 1841 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Coryphylliidae
Noriphyllia monatutoensis n. sp. Roniewicz and Stanley 2009 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
Paravolzeia timorica n. sp. Roniewicz et al. 2005 stony coral