Sample 655, Pietra di Salomone (Permian of Italy)

Where: Sicily, Italy (37.7° N, 13.4° E: paleocoordinates 3.3° S, 20.9° E)

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified, red claystone

• Matrix of the reefal limestone blocks (note age discrepancy)

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original silica

Primary reference: H. Kozur. 1993. Upper Permian Radiolarians from the Sosio Valley Area, Western Sicily (Italy) and from the Uppermost Lamar Limestone of West Texas. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt (Wien) 136(1):99-123 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 95260: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 11.04.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Nassellaria -
? Urocyrtis sp. radiolarian
 Albaillellaria - Follicucullidae
Follicucullus bispinosus, Follicucullus porrectus, Cariver dorsoconvexus n. gen. n. sp., Lacisus siphunculus n. gen. n. sp., Ishigaconus scholasticus, "Parafollicucullus monacanthus" = Parafollicucullus, "Parafollicucullus convexus" = Parafollicucullus, "Pseudoalbaillella eurasiatica" = Parafollicucullus
Follicucullus bispinosus radiolarian
several thousand
Follicucullus porrectus Rudenko 1984 radiolarian
several ten thousand
Cariver dorsoconvexus n. gen. n. sp. Kozur 1993 radiolarian
several hundred
Lacisus siphunculus n. gen. n. sp. Kozur 1993 radiolarian
several hundred
Ishigaconus scholasticus radiolarian
several thousand
"Parafollicucullus monacanthus" = Parafollicucullus radiolarian
"Parafollicucullus convexus" = Parafollicucullus radiolarian
"Pseudoalbaillella eurasiatica" = Parafollicucullus radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
"Phaenicosphaera mammifera" = Hegleria mammilla
"Phaenicosphaera mammifera" = Hegleria mammilla Sheng and Wang 1985 radiolarian
several thousand, Torrente San Calogero section
 Entactinaria - Hindeosphaeridae
? Hindeosphaera sp. Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Latentifistularia -
Gustefana obliqueannulata n. gen. n. sp. Kozur 1993 radiolarian
several thousand
 Latentifistularia - Latentifistulidae
Latentifistula sp. Nazarov and Ormiston 1983 radiolarian
 Latentifistularia - Tetratormentidae
Mostlerispongus sosioensis n. gen. n. sp. Kozur 1993 radiolarian