Poederlee, microbial buildup (Carboniferous of Belgium)

Also known as Reef 3644

Where: Belgium (51.2° N, 4.8° E: paleocoordinates 7.6° S, 6.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Asbian (339.4 - 336.0 Ma)

• Lower Warnantian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 5 microbial reef mound intervals with microbial boundstone core facies and bioclastic packstone/grainstone flank and top facies

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: core, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: P. Muchez, W. Viaene, J. Bouckaert, R. Conil, M. Dusar, E. Poty, P. Soille and N. Vandenberghe. 1990. The occurrence of a microbial buildup at Poederlee (Campine Basin, Belgium): biostratigraphy, sedimentology, early diagenesis and significance for Early Warnantian paleogeography. Annales de la Societe Geologique de Belgique 113(2):329-339 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 76655: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 28.11.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Parathuramminacea - Archaesphaeridae
 Archaediscacea - Archaediscidae
 Fusulinoidea - Eostaffellidae
Eostaffella sp. Rauser-Chernousova 1948
 Earlandiacea - Pseudoammodiscidae
 Earlandiacea - Earlandiidae
 Endothyroidea - Loeblichiidae
 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
 Palaeotextularoidea - Palaeotextulariidae
 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
Tetrataxis sp. Ehrenberg 1854
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Lithostrotion araneum McCoy 1844 horn coral
Siphonodendron pauciradiale McCoy 1844 horn coral
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
 Stauriida - Cyathopsidae
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Axophyllum "sp. B" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 horn coral
Axophyllum "sp. A" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 horn coral
Axophyllum cf. lonsdaleiforme Salee 1912 horn coral
 Dasycladales -