Sarmeika, Argolis Peninsula (Triassic of Greece)

Also known as Reef 11

Where: Greece (37.6° N, 23.1° E: paleocoordinates 13.4° N, 18.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pantokrator Formation, Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• age based on reef building community. Norian according to Flügel (2002).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Sponge reef

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• Preliminary report only

Primary reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan, D. Matarangas, and M. Vartis-Matarangas. 1996. Norian-Rhaetian reefs in Argolis Peninsula, Greece. Facies 34:77-82 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 24310: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 05.08.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• incomplete
unclassified
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Hirsutospirella
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 Textulariina - Ataxophragmiidae
Foliotortus spinosus
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Foliotortus spinosus Senowbari-Daryan 1980
Polychaeta
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Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
? Seriastraea sp. Schäfer and Senowbari-Daryan 1978 stony coral
Demospongea
 Vaceletida - Cheilosporitiidae
Cheilosporites tirolensis Wähner 1903 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
? Panormida sp. Senowbari-Daryan 1980 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Colospongia sp. Laube 1865 demosponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella sp. Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Milioliporidae