Hochmoos-Russbach, Gosau (Cretaceous of Austria)

Where: Austria (47.6° N, 13.5° E: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 15.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hochmoos Formation (Gosau Group), Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: R. C. Baron-Szabo. 2003. Taxonomie und Ontogenie von Korallen der ostalpinen Oberkreide (Hochmoos- und Grabenbachschichten, Gosau Gruppe, Santon). Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt Wien 143(2):107-201 [R. Baron-Szabo/R. Baron-Szabo/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74895: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.09.2007, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Agatheliidae
Agathelia asperella Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Dimorphastrea scutellum Oppenheim 1930 stony coral
Thamnoseris morchella Reuss 1854 stony coral
Brachyphyllia felixi Baron-Szabo 2000 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Lophomeandra felixi Beauvais 1982 stony coral
Lophomeandra cf. felixi Beauvais 1982 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cunnolitidae
Cunnolites polymorphus Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
"Actinacis parvistella" = Actinacis martiniana
"Actinacis parvistella" = Actinacis martiniana d’Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Synastraeidae
Synastrea procera Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
"Fungiastraea exigua" = Palaeosiderofungia exigua
"Fungiastraea exigua" = Palaeosiderofungia exigua Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae
Acrosmilia elongata Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cyclolitidae
Aspidastraea orientalis Kühn 1933 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Astraraea media Sowerby 1832 stony coral
Brachymeandra leptophylla Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Orbignygyra tenella Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Montastrea sp." = Montastraea
"Montastrea sp." = Montastraea Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea elongata Alloiteau 1954 stony coral
Columactinastraea formosa Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia sp. Wood 1844 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
Flabellosmilia bisinuatum Reuss 1854 stony coral
Aulosmilia aspera Sowerby 1832 stony coral
Diploctenium ferrumequinum Reuss 1854 stony coral
Phyllosmilia didymophila Felix 1903 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Hydnophora styriaca Michelin 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Peplosmilia latona Felix 1903 stony coral
Placosmilia fenestrata Felix 1900 stony coral
Placosmilia martini Michelin 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Multicolumnastraea cyathiformis Duncan 1865 stony coral
Dictuophyllia radiata Michelin 1847 stony coral
Cladocora gracilis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Columastreidae
Columastrea striata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heterocoeniidae
Heterocoenia verrucosa Reuss 1854 stony coral
Heterocoenia exigua Michelin 1846 stony coral
Heterocoenia grandis Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Helioporacea -
 Coenothecalia - Helioporidae
Parapolytremacis septifera Gregory 1990 blue coral