Tahta Iskele, Karaburun Peninsula, Izmir (Triassic of Turkey)

Also known as Reef 3550

Where: Turkey (38.5° N, 26.6° E: paleocoordinates 12.6° N, 19.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Güvercinlik Formation, Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• sample K4 of the upper part of the formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• reef limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan, M. Link, and I. Isintek. 2006. Calcareous algae from the Triassic (Anisian reef boulders and Norian reef limestones) of Karaburun, western Turkey. Facies 52:129-148 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 73849: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.07.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• corals and sponges reported to be present, but not listed
 Bryopsidales - Halimedaceae
Egericodium hungaricum Flügel et al. 1992
  - Solenoporaceae
Tauristorea parallela Senowbari-Daryan and Link 2005
Solenopora triasina Vinassa de Regny 1915