Kamien Slaski, Opole (Triassic to of Poland)

Also known as Reef 65

Where: Poland (50.6° N, 18.2° E: paleocoordinates 18.4° N, 23.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Karchowice Formation (Muschelkalk Group), Pelsonian to Pelsonian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Lower Muschelkalk Subgroup

•Upper Karchowice Beds

•(late Pelsonian – early Illyrian)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Beige, indistingtly statified limestones with small bioherms

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• Contains only corals from top. Bioherme with abundant siliceous sponges at base

Primary reference: E. Morycowa. 1988. Middle Triassic scleractinia from the Cracow-Silesia region, Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 33:91-121 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34729: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.09.2003, edited by Mihaela Krause and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Girvanella sp.1 Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
 Foraminifera -
Ostracoda indet.1 Latreille 1802 ostracod
Bivalvia indet.1 Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda indet.1 Cuvier 1797 snail
 Sauropterygia - Pachypleurosauridae
Dactylosaurus schroederi n. sp.3 Nopcsa 1928 diapsid
Natural mold of skeleton (cast SMF R-4097 a, b)
 Rhynchonellida - Austrirhynchidae
Decurtella decurtata2 Girard 1843
 Scleractinia - Eckastraeidae
Opolestraea exporrecta2 Weissermel 1925 stony coral
Eckastraea prisca1 Weissermel 1925 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Volzeiidae
Volzeia szulci1 Morycowa 1988 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Tropidastraeidae
? Chevalieria tenuiseptata n. sp. Morycowa 1988 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Omphalophyllia triasina" = Montlivaltia triasina2
"Omphalophyllia triasina" = Montlivaltia triasina2 Dunker 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Morycastraea opoliensis n. sp. Morycowa 1988 stony coral
Pamiroseris silesiaca Beyrich 1852 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Stylophyllopsis sp. Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cuifastraeidae
Silesiastraea weissermeli n. gen. n. sp. Morycowa 1988 stony coral
  - Nigriporellidae