Oberstdorf, Germany (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as Reef 1950

Where: Germany (47.4° N, 10.2° E: paleocoordinates 31.9° N, 20.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Oberer Schrattenkalk Member (Schrattenkalk Formation), Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified rudstone and lithified framestone

• Gray massive limestone with no obvious bedding. Rare in situ framestones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• Collection size provided for corals only. Data from 5 small collections in the area

Primary reference: R. C. Baron-Szabo. 1997. Die Korallenfazies der ostalpinen Kreide (Helvetikum: Allgäuer Schrattenkalk; Nördliche Kalkalpen: Brandenberger Gosau) - Taxonomie, Palökologie. Zitteliana 21:3-97 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 25535: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 16.09.2002

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Taxonomic list

• Only corals described in detail
Lithocodium
  -
Lithocodium sp. Elliott 1956
unclassified
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Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpulidae indet. Rafinesque 1835
Bivalvia
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Radiolitidae indet. Gray 1848 rudist
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Demospongea
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Demospongea indet. Sollas 1875 demosponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Sphaerocoeliidae
Barroisia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1882 calcareous sponge
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Heliocoenia carpathica Morycowa 1964 stony coral
"Cyathophora miyakoensis" = Cryptocoenia miyakoensis Eguchi 1936 stony coral
Cyathophora haysensis Wells 1932 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Fungiastraea crespoi Felix 1891 stony coral
Latiastrea kaufmanni Koby 1897 stony coral
Microphyllia densecostata Sikharulidze 1979 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Hydnophoromeandraraea volzi Morycowa 1971 stony coral
Comoseris cf. minima Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Eocomoseris raueni Loeser 1993 stony coral
Microsolena sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Microsolena kobyi Prever 1909 stony coral
"Microsolena distefanoi" = Microsolena major Ferry 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Dermosmilia sp. Koby 1884 stony coral
Dermosmilia cretacica Turnsek 1974 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinaraea tenuis Morycowa 1971 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae
Neocoeniopsis corollaris Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Amphiaulastrea conferta Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Pleurophyllia sp. Fromentel 1856 stony coral
2 species
Cladophyllia cf. rollieri Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Paretallonia bendukidzeae Sikharulidze 1972 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Hydnophora styriaca Michelin 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Complexastrea cf. seriata Turnsek 1972 stony coral
Clausastrea plana de Fromentel 1877 stony coral
Isastrea neocomiensis de Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Felixigyra patruliusi Morycowa 1971 stony coral
Pseudomyriophyllia cf. turnsekae Baron-Szabo 1996 stony coral
Eohydnophora ovalis Masse and Morycowa 1994 stony coral
Myriophyllia propria Sikharulidze 1979 stony coral
Eugyra lanckoronensis Morycowa 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
Columnocoenia cf. ksiazkiewiczi Morycowa 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heterocoeniidae
Latusastrea sp. d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Latusastrea provincialis d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Cayeuxia sp. Frollo 1938
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
 Dasycladales - Polyphysaceae
Clypeina sp. Michelin 1845
 Dasycladales -
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Lithoporella sp. Foslie 1909
Lithophyllum sp. Philippi 1837