"Coral limestone", Yak Kharka Fm, Manang (Triassic of Nepal)

Also known as Samples F13, 13a, 13b

Where: Nepal (28.7° N, 84.3° E: paleocoordinates 31.4° S, 48.5° E)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: "coral limestone" Member (Yak Kharka Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; framestone and bafflestone

• Thick-bedded, pink, grey and white coral-rich limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. Fuchs, R. W. Widder, and R. Tuladhar. 1988. Contributions to the geology of the Annapurna Range. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt Wien 131:593-607 [D. Bottjer/C. Powers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 63526: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Catherine Powers on 15.08.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Sphinctozoa -
Sphinctozoa indet. Steinmann 1882
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
"Spongiomorpha ramosa" = Eocomoseris ramosa
"Spongiomorpha ramosa" = Eocomoseris ramosa Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia clathrata Emmrich 1853 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha crassisepta Reuss 1854 stony coral
Hydrozoa indet. Owen 1843
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
Parachaetetes sp. Deninger 1906