Skyros Reef, Marmaro, Skyros Island (Permian of Greece)

Also known as Reef 255

Where: Greece (38.9° N, 24.5° E: paleocoordinates 7.2° S, 28.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Skiathos Formation, Changhsingian (254.2 - 252.2 Ma)

• Upper Skiathos Series

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks and lithified wackestone

• 2 reef horizons, rather biostromes than bioherms

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: E. Fl├╝gel and J. Reinhardt. 1989. Uppermost Permian reefs in Skyros (Greece) and Sichuan (China): implications for the Late Permian extinction event. Palaios 4:502-518 [G. Webster/G. Webster/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74927: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.09.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Ascidiacea
 Khmeriamorpha - Khmeriidae
Permosoma sp. sea squirt
sclerosponge
Demospongea
 Tabulospongida -
Spherolichaetetes sp. demosponge
listed as Sphaerolichaetetes
 Vaceletida - Tebagathalamiidae
Graminospongia girtyi Parona 1933 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
Preverticillites cf. columnella Parona 1933 demosponge
 Agelasida - Virgolidae
"Virgula sp." = Virgola
"Virgula sp." = Virgola demosponge
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
Discosiphonella "sp. A" Inai 1936 demosponge
Discosiphonella "sp. B" Inai 1936 demosponge
Amblysiphonella sp. Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Precorynella sp. Dieci et al. 1968 demosponge
 Agelasida - Maeandrostiidae
Meandrostia sp. demosponge
 Agelasida - Intrasporeocoeliidae
Intrasporeocoelia hubeiensis Fan and Zhang 1985 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Platythalamiella newelli Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 demosponge
Subascosymplegma sp. Deng 1981 demosponge
 Epipolasida - Heliospongiidae
Coelocladia sp. Girty 1908 demosponge
Calcarea
  -
Paruvanella minima calcareous sponge
Anthozoa
  -
Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834
solitary corals
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
Dasycladaceae indet. Kutzing 1843
Archaeolithoporella
  -
Nigriporellidae
  - Nigriporellidae