Starobesheve, Kalmiuska Suite, right bank of the Kalmius, top of the bed (Carboniferous of Ukraine)

Where: Ukraine (47.8° N, 38.0° E: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 29.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Serpukhovian (330.9 - 323.2 Ma)

• Starobeshevian Regional Stage;

•Upper Serpukhovian

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; bafflestone and framestone

• The thickness of the buildup is 1.75 m, the visible length reaches 12 m
• buildups, shore reefs

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: V. V. Ogar. 2012. Carboniferous buildups in the Donets Basin (Ukraine). Geologica Belgica 15(4):340-349 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 151320: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 27.09.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Demospongea
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Chaetetes sp. Fischer von Waldheim 1829 demosponge
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Lithostrotion sp. Fleming 1828 horn coral
Aulina sp. Smith 1917 horn coral
Siphonodendron sp. McCoy 1849 horn coral
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Actinocyathus sp. d'Orbigny 1849 horn coral
Lonsdaleia sp. McCoy 1849 horn coral