Triassic Stare Gliny cave fill: outside cavern (Triassic of Poland)

Where: Poland (50.3° N, 19.6° E: paleocoordinates 18.6° N, 24.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dziewkowice and Karchowice Formation, Pelsonian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: karst; poorly lithified, dolomitic, muddy, conglomeratic breccia

• up to a 5-m-thick breccia containing Devonian lithoclasts and lagoonal grey marl and dolomite with dessication cracks

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• Contains only corals from top. Bioherme with abundant siliceous sponges at base

Primary reference: K. R. Brom, T. Brachaniec, and M. A. Salamon. 2015. Troglomorphism in the middle Triassic crinoids from Poland. The Science of Nature 102(60) [V. Syverson/V. Syverson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 181728: authorized by Val Syverson, entered by Val Syverson on 29.09.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Articulata -
Encrinida indet. Matsumoto 1929 Sea lily
 Holocrinida - Holocrinidae
Holocrinus sp. Wachsmuth and Springer 1886 Sea lily
columnals and pluricolumnals
Eckicrinus sp. Hagdorn and Gluchowski 1993 Sea lily
columnals and pluricolumnals
 Pectinida - Prospondylidae
Enantiostreon sp. Bittner 1901 scallop
shell fragments
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
Myophoria sp. Bronn 1834 clam
shell fragments
 Terebratulida -
Terebratulida indet. Waagen 1883
shell fragments
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834