Mt. Misina, Mecsek Range (Triassic of Hungary)

Where: Baranya, Hungary (46.2° N, 18.4° E: paleocoordinates 0.6° N, 29.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• upper Anisian limestone beds near the summit of Mt. Misina, southern Hungary

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; gray limestone

• The fauna has the character of a bank assemblage , a shallow water, littorial facies.
• gray coralligeneous limestone and spongiomorphid limestone, in contrast to middle Anisian limestone which is crinoidal

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Gabor Kolosvary in 1952-1953

Primary reference: G. Kolosvary. 1958. Corals from the upper Anisian of Hungary. Journal of Paleontology 32(3):636 [W. Kiessling/A. Girndt]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78645: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Antje Girndt on 13.02.2008, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

 Spongiomorphida - Spongiomorphidae
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria sp. LeSauvage 1823 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Procyclolitidae
Conophyllia recondita stony coral
subsp. pannonica
Conophyllia omphale Kolosvary 1958 stony coral
Conophyllia clepsydrae n. sp. Kolosvary 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia cf. confluens M√ľnster 1841 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
"Coccophyllum" sp. Reuss 1865 stony coral