Portezuelo de la Sal, Chile (Triassic to of Chile)

Also known as Reef 78

Where: Chile (24.8° S, 69.1° W: paleocoordinates 34.8° S, 33.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Norian to Norian (228.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: P. Prinz-Grimm. 1995. Triassische Korallen der südlichen Zentral-Anden. Geologica et Palaeontologica 29:233-243 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34637: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 13.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Corals only
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha crassisepta Reuss 1854 stony coral
Astraeomorpha cf. confusa Winkler 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Palaeastraea grandissima Frech 1890 stony coral
Kuhnastraea decussata Reuss 1854 stony coral
Retiophyllia clathrata Emmrich 1853 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
"Guembelastraea vancouverensis" = Meandrostylis vancouverensis
"Guembelastraea vancouverensis" = Meandrostylis vancouverensis Clapp and Shimer 1911 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Alpinophylliidae
"Margarastraea norica" = Stuoresimorpha norica
"Margarastraea norica" = Stuoresimorpha norica Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pinacophyllidae
Cyathocoenia squiresi Stanley 1986 stony coral