Monto reef, Old Cannindah Homestead (Carboniferous to of Australia)

Also known as Reef 558

Where: Queensland, Australia (24.9° S, 151.1° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° S, 148.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Montognathus semicarinatus - Montognathus carinatus conodont zone, Cannindah Formation, Holkerian to Holkerian (342.8 - 336.0 Ma)

• Age given as late middle to early late Visean (conodont zones Montognathus semicarinatus and Montognathus carinatus)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified bindstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J.-W. Shen and G. E. Webb. 2005. Metazoan-microbial framework fabrics in a Mississippian (Carboniferous) coral-sponge-microbial reef, Monto, Queensland, Australia. Sedimentary Geology 178(1-2):113-133 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75955: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 07.11.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
Parachaetetes sp. Deninger 1906
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringoporidae indet. Fromentel 1864 tabulate coral
 Lithistida -
cf. Shamovella sp. Rauser-Chernousova 1951
  - Chabakoviacea
Renalcis sp. Vologdin 1932
 Oscillatoriales - Girvanellaceae
Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
  - Garwoodiaceae
Ortonella sp., "Palaeomicrocodium sp." = Baccanella
Ortonella sp. Garwood 1914
"Palaeomicrocodium sp." = Baccanella Pantic 1971
  - Aphralysiaceae
Aphralysia sp. Garwood 1914