Saututun, Babulu Formation, Manatuto, East Timor: Carnian, East Timor

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Craspedophyllia ramosa n. sp. Roniewicz et al. 2005
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia confluens (M√ľnster 1841)
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Coryphylliidae
Margarophylliidae indet. Cuif 1977
    = Noriphyllia monatutoensis n. sp. Roniewicz and Stanley 2009
Roniewicz and Stanley 2009
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
Paravolzeia timorica n. sp. Roniewicz et al. 2005
see common names

Country:East Timor
Coordinates: 8.5° South, 126.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:20.8° North, 122.0° East
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Triassic Epoch:Late/Upper Triassic
Stage:Carnian 10 m.y. bin:Triassic 3
Key time interval:Carnian
Age range of interval:237.00000 - 228.00000 m.y. ago
Local section:Mt Saututun Fl 19
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified "limestone"
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: unsorted calcareous conglomerate with subangular to subrounded limestone clasts ranging from sand to boulder size, sandstones and shales are underlying
Environment:shallow subtidal indet.
Geology comments: conglomerates and limestone representing material slumped from shallow carbonate platforms upslope
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:all microfossils,some macrofossils
Collection methods:selective quarrying,peel or thin section,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: corals only, bivalves, brachiopods, gastropods and other fossils reported to be present, but not listed
Database number:60120
Authorizer:W. Kiessling Enterer:U. Merkel
Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2006-05-02 04:28:21 Last modified:2006-05-02 07:28:21
Access level:the public Released:2006-05-02 04:28:19
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

17271. E. Roniewicz, J. D. Stanley Jr, F. Da Costa Monteiro and J. A. Grant-Mackie. 2005. Late Triassic (Carnian) corals from Timor-Leste (East Timor): their identity, setting, and biogeography. Alcheringa 29(2):287-303 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]

Secondary references:

31235 E. Roniewicz and G. D. Stanley. 2009. Noriphyllia, a new Tethyan Late Triassic coral genus. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 83:467-478 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]