Gottesacker, sponge-coral facies (Cretaceous to of Austria)

Also known as Reef 1185

Where: Austria (47.3° N, 10.1° E: paleocoordinates 31.5° N, 20.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Schrattenkalk Formation, Barremian to Barremian (129.4 - 113.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. Salomon. 1989. Paleoecology and environmental analysis of the Lower Cretaceous shallow-marine Drusberg and Schrattenkalk facies of the Gottesacker area (Allgäu/Vorarlberg). in J. Wiedmann, ed., Cretaceous of the Western Tethys 353-375 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74610: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 16.08.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Hadromerida - Suberitidae
 Pharetronida -
Pharetronida indet. Zittel 1878
 Calcaronea - Sphaerocoeliidae
Barroisia cf. helvetica calcareous sponge
 Scleractinia - Eugyridae
Eugyra sp. Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
  - Garwoodiaceae
Bacinella sp. Radoicic 1959
Cayeuxia sp. Frollo 1938
 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
"Ethelia alba" = Polystrata alba Pfender 1936
Archaeolithothamnium sp. Rothpletz 1891
 Orbitolinacea - Orbitolinidae
 Textulariina - Coscinophragmatidae
 Hormosinacea - Hormosinidae
Reophax sp. Montfort 1808
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Miliolidae indet. Ehrenberg 1839