Kuppen, middle biostrome, Gotland (Silurian of Sweden)

Also known as Reef 1877

Where: Sweden (57.4° N, 18.9° E: paleocoordinates 16.4° S, 2.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hemse Group, Ludfordian (425.6 - 423.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified framestone and lithified rudstone

• Reef biostrome complex (autoparabiostrome) dominated by stromatoporoids

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Sandström and S. Kershaw. 2000. Reef biostromes and related facies from the middle Silurian of Gotland, Sweden. Lund Publications in Geology 148(4):1-11 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34406: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 30.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

Stromatoporoidea
 Labechiida - Lophiostromatidae
 Actinostromatida - Pseudolabechiidae
 Actinostromatida - Actinostromatidae
 Syringostromatida - Coenostromatidae
 Stromatoporellida - Stromatoporellidae
 Clathrodictyida - Clathrodictyidae
Clathrodictyon mohicanum
Chlatrodictyon mohicanum