Southern Higashiyama, Phylloid facies, Omi River, Japan (Carboniferous of Japan)

Also known as Reef 3087

Where: Japan (37.0° N, 137.8° E: paleocoordinates 12.8° N, 97.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fusulinella biconica zone, Omi Limestone Group, Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Phylloid algal boundstones. Marine cements common.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: T. Nakazawa. 2001. Carboniferous reef succession of the Panthalassan open-ocean setting: Example from Omi Limestone, Central Japan. Facies 44:183-210 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24136: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 01.08.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
Parachaetetes sp. Deninger 1906
 Stauriida - Petalaxidae
Ivanovia sp. Dobrolyubova 1935 horn coral
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Hikorocodium sp. Endo 1951 demosponge
 Bryopsidales - Halimedaceae
Eugonophyllum sp. Konishi and Wray 1961
  - Garwoodiaceae
Ortonella sp. Garwood 1914