LA8, Fusulinid wackestone packstones, core 7128/6-1, Isbijorn Fm. (Permian to of Norway)

Also known as Reef 3053

Where: Norway (71.5° N, 28.4° E: paleocoordinates 30.4° N, 21.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Isbijorn Formation (Bjarmeland Group), Sakmarian to Sakmarian (295.5 - 279.3 Ma)

• Late Sakmarian - Middle Artinskian

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

• Subtidal open middle ramp environment (below the FWWB), normal salinity and oxygenation at the bottom. Variable hydrodinamic settings.
• Fusulinid wackestone packstones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: core

Primary reference: M. DiLucia, J. Sayago, G. Frijia, A. Cotti, A. Sitta and M. Mutti. 2017. Facies and seismic analysis of the Late Carboniferous Early Permian Finnmark carbonate platform (southern Norwegian Barents Sea): An assessment of the carbonate factories and depositional geometries. Marine and Petroleum Geology 79:372-393 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184688: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 17.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Forams only
Fusulinina
 Palaeotextularoidea - Palaeotextulariidae
 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
Tetrataxis sp. Ehrenberg 1854
Bryozoa
  -
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral
Rhodophyceae
 Archaeolithophyllales - Palaoaplysinaceae
Palaeoaplysina sp. Krotov 1888
Nigriporellidae
  - Nigriporellidae