Pokljuka reef, Northern Julian Alps (Triassic of Slovenia)

Also known as Reef 524

Where: Slovenia (46.4° N, 13.9° E: paleocoordinates 12.4° N, 20.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• light grey biolithitic massive limestones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: D. Turnsek and S. Buser. 1989. The Carnian reef complex on the Pokljuka (NW Yugoslavia). Razprave Slovenska Akademija Znanosti in Umetnosti, 4. razred 30:75-127 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67806: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 11.12.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Plexoramea cerebriformis
  -
Ladinella porata
  -
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Ceratoporellidae
Atrochaetetes cylindrica n. sp. demosponge
 Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae
Stromatomorpha sp. Frech 1890 demosponge
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Araiophyllum cf. triassicum Cuif 1975 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Volzeiidae
Volzeia badiotica Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Coryphyllia regularis Cuif 1974 stony coral
Craspedophyllia alpina Loretz 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarophyllia capitata Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia confluens Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia septanectens Loretz 1875 stony coral
Margarosmilia richthofeni Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Coryphylliidae
Pokljukosmilia tuvalica n. gen. n. sp.
Pokljukosmilia tuvalica n. gen. n. sp. Turnsek and Buser 1989 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
Protoheterastrea minor n. sp. Turnsek and Buser 1989 stony coral
listed as Protoheterastraea n. sp. minor
 Scleractinia - Guembelastraeidae
Stuoresia bronni Klipstein 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Tropiastreidae
Tropidendron rhopalifer Cuif 1975 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Conophyllidae
Myriophyllum badioticum Volz 1896 stony coral
Rhopalodendron juliensis n. gen. n. sp. Turnsek and Buser 1989 stony coral
 Scleractinia -
Koilocoenia sp. Duncan 1884 stony coral
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
Marinella sp. Pfender 1939