Margarosmilia melnikovae Beds, near Dalnegorsk (Triassic of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 3415

Where: Primorye, Russian Federation (44.6° N, 135.6° E: paleocoordinates 48.9° N, 135.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

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

• coral reef complex

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. A. Punina. 1997. Stratigraphic levels of Triassic limestones of the South Sikhote-Alin (on the basis of coral study). Memoires de Geologie (Lausanne) 30:155-174 [A. McGowan/A. McGowan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141050: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 20.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida -
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
Halobia cf. austriaca Mojsisovics 1874 oyster
Metapolygnathus vialovi Buryi 1989 conodont
listed as Metapolygnatus
Metapolygnathus primitia Mosher 1970 conodont
listed as Metapolygnatus
 Ozarkodinida - Gondolellidae
Epigondolella abneptis Huckriede 1958 conodont
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha confusa Winckler 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Gablonzeriidae
Gablonzeria reussi Cuif 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia culta stony coral
Margarosmilia charlyana Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Stylophyllopsis sp. Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
Protoheterastraea konosensis Kanmera 1964 stony coral