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

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Fusulinina
 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
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Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Brachiopoda
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Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Echinoidea
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Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
unclassified
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Porifera indet. Grant 1836
Anthozoa
 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
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales -