Phatthalung, Thailand (Triassic of Thailand)

Also known as Reef 206

Where: Thailand (7.1° N, 100.2° E: paleocoordinates 0.6° N, 94.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Phanomwang Limestone Member (Chaiburi Formation), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Most likely early Carnian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Massive coral buildups in thickly bedded darg gray limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: S. Adachi, H. Igo, K. Sashida and N. Nakornsri. 1993. Triassic coral buildups observed in the Chaiburi Formation, near Phatthalung, Peninsular Thailand. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience of the University Tsukuba 19:27-31 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34566: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 10.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
 Cardiida - Palaeocarditidae
Palaeocardita sp. Conrad 1867 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Neritopsis (Hayamiella) sp. Kase 1984 snail
Neritiopsis (Hayamiella)
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Worthenia sp. de Koninck 1883 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Anticonulus sp. Cossmann 1918 top snail
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea -
Holothuroidea
 Apodida - Achistridae
Achistrum pulchrum Kozur 1969 sea cucumber
 Apodida - Chiridotidae
Theelia sp. Schlumberger 1890 sea cucumber
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Hydrozoa
 Spongiomorphida - Spongiomorphidae
Heptastylis sp. Frech 1890
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
"Thamnasteria" sp. LeSauvage 1823 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Distichophyllia sp. Cuif 1974 stony coral
Retiophyllia sp. Cuif 1966 stony coral
Tecosmilia (two or threes species)
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Montlivaltia" sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
"Volzeia sublaevis" = Remismilia sublaevis
"Volzeia sublaevis" = Remismilia sublaevis Münster 1841 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pinacophyllidae
Cyathocoenia sp. Duncan 1867 stony coral
Demospongea
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
? Polycystocoelia sp. Zhang 1983 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Colospongia sp. Laube 1865 demosponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella sp. Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge
Peroneidella sp.
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Cayeuxia sp. Frollo 1938
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
? Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae
Nigriporellidae
  - Nigriporellidae