Kongul Yayla, reef-crest facies (Carboniferous of Turkey)

Where: Turkey (36.9° N, 32.4° E: paleocoordinates 36.9° N, 32.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Zindancik Formation, Asbian (339.4 - 336.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• reef-crest facies of the microbial-sponge-bryozoan-coral biohermal unit

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Denayer. 2012. Corals of the Upper Visean microbial-sponge-bryozoan-coral bioherm and related strata of Kongul Yayla (Taurides, South Turkey). Geologica Belgica 15(4):317-328 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134296: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 05.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Chaetetidae indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 demosponge
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Axophyllum sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 horn coral