Jesenica, Cerkno area, Amphiclina Beds (Triassic of Slovenia)

Also known as Reef 20

Where: Slovenia (46.2° N, 14.0° E: paleocoordinates 11.3° N, 21.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Amphiclina Beds Member, Julian (235.0 - 232.0 Ma)

• Amphiclina Beds within the Pseudozilian Formation; Middle Cordevolian-Latest Julian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• quiet-water bioherms
• massive, dark gray limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: D. Turnsek. 1997. Mesozoic corals of Slovenia. ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana 1-512 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36559: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 04.02.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Volzeiidae
Volzeia badiotica Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Quenstedtiphyllia fritschi stony coral
"Hexastraea" fritschi
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarophyllia capitata Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarophyllia crenata Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia confluens Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia zieteni Klipstein 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
"Volzeia sublaevis" = Remismilia sublaevis
"Volzeia sublaevis" = Remismilia sublaevis Münster 1841 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Conophyllidae
Myriophyllum badioticum Volz 1896 stony coral
Baccanella floriformes
[entered as Bacanella floriformes]