Central Ceram, Indonesia (Triassic to of Indonesia)

Also known as Reef 74

Where: Indonesia (3.2° S, 129.7° E: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 133.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Sevatian to Sevatian (212.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• Could partly be Rhaetian, but mostly Norian (most likely upper Norian)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Gray dense somewhat shaly limestone full of brownish fossils

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: O. Wilckens. 1937. Korallen und Kalkschwämme aus dem obertriadischen Pharetronenkalk von Seran (Molukken). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Beilagenband Abt. B 77:171-211 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34893: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 10.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
"Thamnastraea seranica n. sp." = Thamnasteria
"Thamnastraea seranica n. sp." = Thamnasteria stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha crassisepta2 Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia seranica n. sp. stony coral
Thecosmilia seranica n. sp.
Retiophyllia selamenensis n. sp. stony coral
Thecosmilia selamensis n. sp.
Retiophyllia alfurica n. sp. Wilckens 1937 stony coral
Thecosmilia alfurica n. sp.
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Distichomeandra austriaca1 Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
"Isastrea" seranica1 stony coral
"Isastrea" alfurica1 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Alpinophylliidae
"Margarastraea deningeri n. sp." = Stuoresimorpha norica
"Margarastraea deningeri n. sp." = Stuoresimorpha norica Frech 1890 stony coral
Demospongea
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
Deningeria mirabilis n. sp., Deningeria camerata n. gen. n. sp., Cryptocoeliopsis gracilis n. gen. n. sp., Seranella tenuissima n. gen. n. sp.
Deningeria mirabilis n. sp. Wilckens 1937 demosponge
Deningeria camerata n. gen. n. sp. Wilckens 1937 demosponge
Cryptocoeliopsis gracilis n. gen. n. sp. Wilckens 1937 demosponge
Seranella tenuissima n. gen. n. sp. demosponge
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
 Agelasida - Girtyocoeliidae
Henricellum insigne n. gen. n. sp.
Henricellum insigne n. gen. n. sp. Wilckens 1937 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Colospongia elongata n. sp. demosponge
Steinmannia elongata n. sp.
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Endostomatidae
"Corynella magnifica n. sp." = Endostoma
"Corynella magnifica n. sp." = Endostoma calcareous sponge
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella moluccana n. sp. calcareous sponge