Gozd, Trnovski Gozd Plateau, patch reef (Jurassic of Slovenia)

Also known as Reef 3911

Where: Slovenia (45.9° N, 14.0° E: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 20.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• directly above the "Lithiotid Limestone" and under the Upper Liassic beds with brachiopods, uppermost Pliensbachian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: platform or shelf-margin reef; lithified, white reef rocks

• N margin of Dinaric Carbonate Platform
• coral patch reef, at least 70 m long and 4 m thick

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: D. Turnsek, S. Buser, and I. Debeljak. 2003. Liassic coral patch reef above the "Lithiotid Limestone" on Trnovski Gozd Plateau, west Slovenia. Razprave Slovenska Akademija Znanosti in Umetnosti, Razred za Naravoslovne Vede, IV 44(1):285-331 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 87254: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.03.2009, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Intersmiliidae
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Hispaniastraea ramosa Turnsek et al. 1975 stony coral
Cladophyllia dresnayi Beauvais 1986 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
"Apocladophyllia gozdensis n. sp." = Dichopsammia gozdensis
"Apocladophyllia gozdensis n. sp." = Dichopsammia gozdensis Turnsek et al. 2003 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Rhabdophyllia phaceloida Beauvais 1986 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oppelismiliidae
Heterastraea angelae n. sp. Turnsek et al. 2003 stony coral
Heterastraea tomesi Duncan 1867 stony coral
Thecactinastraea krimensis Turnsek and Kosir 2000 stony coral
Thecactinastraea fasciculata Beauvais 1986 stony coral
Phacelophyllia fasciata Beauvais 1986 stony coral
Phacelophyllia bacari n. sp. Turnsek et al. 2003 stony coral
Phacelophyllia termieri Beauvais 1986 stony coral