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

Also known as Reef 20

Where: Slovenia (46.1° N, 14.1° E: paleocoordinates 11.2° N, 21.1° 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; Cordevolian-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 36560: 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 - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia confluens M√ľnster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia zieteni Klipstein 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Conophyllidae