Pietra di Salomone megablock, Sosio Valley, Sicily (Permian of Italy)

Also known as Reef 250

Where: Italy (37.7° N, 13.4° E: paleocoordinates 5.5° S, 21.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: platform or shelf-margin reef; lithified reef rocks and lithified rudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: E. Fl├╝gel, P. di Stefano, and B. Senowbari-Daryan. 1991. Microfacies and depositional structure of allochthonous carbonate base-of-slope deposits: The Late Permian Pietra di Salomone megablock, Sosio Valley (Western Sicily). Facies 25:36-48 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75474: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 11.10.2007, edited by Matthew Clapham and Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rugososchwagerina
  -
Lasiotrochus
  -
Textulariina
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
Glomospira sp. Rzehak 1895
 Hormosinacea - Hormosinidae
Reophax sp. Montfort 1808
Fusulinina
 Archaediscacea - Archaediscidae
 Archaediscacea - Lasiodiscidae
 Fusulinina - Geinitzinidae
 Fusulinina - Pachyphloiidae
Pachyphloia sp. Lange 1925
Fusulinina
 Fusulinoidea - Neoschwagerinidae
 Fusulinoidea - Schubertellidae
 Fusulinoidea - Staffellidae
Kahlerina siciliana Skinner and Wilde 1966
 Fusulinoidea - Ozawainellidae
Reichelina sp. Erk 1941
Parareichelina sp. Miklukho-Maclay 1959
 Fusulinoidea - Schwagerinidae
 Fusulinoidea - Verbeekinidae
 Earlandiacea - Tuberitinidae
 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
 Palaeotextularoidea - Biseriamminidae
Globivalvulina sp. Schubert 1921
 Palaeotextularoidea - Palaeotextulariidae
 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
Tetrataxis sp. Ehrenberg 1854
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Nodosaria sp. Lamarck 1812
 Lagenina -
Langella sp. Sellier de Civrieux and Dessauvagie 1965
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomida - Stenoporidae
 Trepostomida - Dyscritellidae
 Cystoporida - Goniocladiidae
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
Fistulipora sp. McCoy 1850
 Cryptostomata - Hyphasmoporidae
"Streblascopora sp." = Streblotrypa (Streblascopora) Bassler 1929
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhomboporidae
Rhombopora sp. Meek 1872
Ascidiacea
 Khmeriamorpha - Khmeriidae
Permosoma tunicatum Jaekel 1918 sea squirt
Shamovella
  -
"Tubiphytes obscurus" = Shamovella obscura
"Tubiphytes obscurus" = Shamovella obscura Maslov 1956
Demospongea
 Lithistida -
 Spirosclerophorida - Haplistiidae
 Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae
Palaeojerea molengraaffi demosponge
listed as Palaeojarea molengraaffi
 Vaceletida - Verticillitidae
Stylothalamia permica Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
 Vaceletida - Tebagathalamiidae
Graminospongia girtyi Parona 1933 demosponge
Tebagathalamia cylindrica3 Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
Solenolmia permica Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 demosponge
 Agelasida - Virgolidae
Intratubospongia osiensis de Gregorio 1930 demosponge
 Agelasida - Guadalupiidae
Guadalupia cidarites1 Parona 1933 demosponge
Lemonea cylindrica Girty 1909 demosponge
Imbricatocoelia cf. elongata Rigby et al. 1989 demosponge
Cystothalamia distefanoi Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
Cystothalamia adrianensis Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
Cystothalamia nodulifera Girty 1909 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
"Pseudoguadalupia alveolaris" = Pseudoguadalupia alveolaris1, "Amblysiphonella clathrata" = Pseudoguadalupia alveolaris, Discosiphonella mammilosa, "Laccosiphonella merlai n. gen." = Laccosiphonella merlai1, "Amblysiphonella ? permosicula" = Laccosiphonella merlai, Amblysiphonella vesiculosa
"Pseudoguadalupia alveolaris" = Pseudoguadalupia alveolaris1 Parona 1933 demosponge
"Amblysiphonella clathrata" = Pseudoguadalupia alveolaris Parona 1933 demosponge
"Laccosiphonella merlai n. gen." = Laccosiphonella merlai1 Parona 1933 demosponge
"Amblysiphonella ? permosicula" = Laccosiphonella merlai Parona 1933 demosponge
Amblysiphonella vesiculosa de Koninck 1863 demosponge
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
"Corynella ovoidalis" = Permocorynella ovoidalis Parona 1933 demosponge
Lercaritubus problematicus Flugel et al. 1990 demosponge
Precorynella crysanthemum Parona 1933 demosponge
 Agelasida - Stellispongiellidae
"Stellispongia permica" = Prestellispongia permica, "Stellispongia lobata" = Prestellispongia lobata
"Stellispongia permica" = Prestellispongia permica Parona 1933 demosponge
"Stellispongia lobata" = Prestellispongia lobata Parona 1933 demosponge
 Agelasida - Intrasporeocoeliidae
Intrasporeocoelia hubeiensis Fan and Zhang 1985 demosponge
Intrasporeocoelia hubeiensis4 Fan and Zhang 1985 demosponge
 Agelasida - Girtyocoeliidae
"Sollasia dussaulti" = Sollasia ostiolata1
"Sollasia dussaulti" = Sollasia ostiolata1 Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Colospongia cortexifera1 Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 demosponge
Colospongia salinaria Waagen and Wentzel 1888 demosponge
Colospongia paronae Aleotti et al. 1986 demosponge
Uvothalamia planiinvoluta Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
 Epipolasida - Heliospongiidae
cf. Heliospongia ramosa Girty 1908 demosponge
Hexactinellida
 Amphidiscosa -
Pattersonia genista glass sponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Endostomatidae
"Corynella turbo" = Endostoma
"Corynella turbo" = Endostoma calcareous sponge
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Lophophyllidiidae
Bryopsidophyceae
 Bryopsidales - Codiaceae
Ivanovia sp. Khvorova 1946
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Eugonophyllum sp. Konishi and Wray 1961
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales -
 Dasycladales - Triploporellaceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
 Dasycladales - Seletonellaceae
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Pycnoporidium sp. Yabe and Toyama 1928
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
  - Gymnocodiaceae
Archaeolithoporella
  -
Paronaespongia calogerii
  -
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Hemigordiopsidae
Agathammina sp. Neumayr 1887
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
Hemigordiopsis sp. Reichel 1945
 Miliolida - Milioliporidae
 Miliolida - Baisalinidae
Nigriporellidae
  - Nigriporellidae