Kasal, section 5838, lime mudstone-wackestone (Triassic to of Turkey)

Where: Turkey (39.5° N, 27.4° E: paleocoordinates 33.9° N, 28.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kasal Limestone Member, Norian to Norian (228.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• sample KO-21 of the Kasal Limestone Member, Hodul Unit of Karakaya Complex

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified lime mudstone and lithified wackestone

• reef debris from small discontinuous, lenticular reef knolls or banks on a muddy sea floor
• mudstone to wackestone with reefal debris

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: A. I. Okay and D. Altiner. 2004. Uppermost Triassic limestone in the Karakaya Complex - stratigraphic and tectonic significance. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences 13:187-199 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 73896: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 12.07.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• sponges, bryozoa, echinoids reported to be present, but not listed
 Involutinina - Involutinidae
 Involutinina - Trocholinidae
Trocholina sp. Paalzow 1922
 Spirillinina - Spirillinidae
 Textulariina - Verneuilinidae
 Hormosinacea - Hormosinidae
Reophax sp. Montfort 1808
 Textulariina - Ataxophragmiidae
 Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae
Ophthalmidium sp. K├╝bler and Zwingli 1870
 Miliolida - Milioliporidae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae