AMNH1061, Cerro de Pasco (Triassic of Peru)

Where: Peru (10.8° S, 76.2° W: paleocoordinates 22.5° S, 43.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chambara Formation (Pucara Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• thin lenticular beds or bedded lensoid bodies 0.5 to 15 m thick

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collected by A.G. Fischer, Benevides in 1969; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: G. D. Stanley, Jr. 1994. Upper Triassic corals from Peru. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 233:75-98 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144408: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.05.2013, edited by Benjamin Brenneis

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Taxonomic list

Echinoidea
 Euechinoidea - Triadocidaridae
Zardinechinus stanleyi n. sp.2 Smith 1994 sea urchin
Zardinechinus ? regularis2 Smith 1994 sea urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
"Spongiomorpha ramosa" = Eocomoseris ramosa
"Spongiomorpha ramosa" = Eocomoseris ramosa Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha crassisepta Reuss 1854 stony coral
Astraeomorpha confusa Winkler 1861 stony coral
Parastraeomorpha cf. similis Roniewicz 1989 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Gablonzeriidae
Gablonzeria profunda Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Distichophyllia norica Frech 1890 stony coral
Retiophyllia pascoensis n. sp. Stanley 1994 stony coral
Retiophyllia frechi Roniewicz 1989 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia charlyana Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli Winkler 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Crassistella vesiculosa Melnikova 1986 stony coral
Campesteria prolixia1 Caruthers and Stanley 2008 stony coral
"Kuhnastraea cf. cowichanensis" = Ampakabastraea cowichanensis Clapp and Shimer 1911 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Stylophyllopsis sp. Frech 1890 stony coral
Stylophyllopsis gracilis n. sp. Stanley 1994 stony coral