Begunjscica reef, Slovenia (Triassic of Slovenia)

Also known as Reef 72

Where: Slovenia (46.4° N, 14.2° E: paleocoordinates 29.4° N, 17.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• overlies Norian Dachstein limestones

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• reef limestones about 300 m thick

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: S. Buser, A. Ramovs, and D. Turnsek. 1982. Triassic Reefs in Slovenia. Facies (6)15-24 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36572: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 05.02.2004, edited by Uta Merkel and Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
 Involutinina - Involutinidae
Textulariina
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
? Frondicularia sp.1 Defrance 1824
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet.1 Latreille 1802 ostracod
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet.1 Leske 1778 sea urchin
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet.1 Miller 1821 Sea lily
Hydrozoa
 Spongiomorphida - Spongiomorphidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
"Spongiomorpha ramosa" = Eocomoseris ramosa1
"Spongiomorpha ramosa" = Eocomoseris ramosa1 Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
"Thamnasteria" "delicata" LeSauvage 1823 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha pratzi4 Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cyclophylliidae
"Cyclophyllia cyclica" = Cycliphyllia cyclica4
"Cyclophyllia cyclica" = Cycliphyllia cyclica4 Schaffer and Senowbari-Daryan 1978 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Palaeastraea grandissima4 Frech 1890 stony coral
Distichophyllia norica Frech 1890 stony coral
Distichophyllia norica3 Frech 1890 stony coral
M. sp. div. ex gr. norica
"Montlivaltia fritschi" = Distichophyllia fritschi1 Frech 1890 stony coral
Distichophyllia gosaviensis4 Frech 1890 stony coral
Retiophyllia clathrata Emmrich 1853 stony coral
Cuifia columnaris4 Roniewicz 1995 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
Protoheterastrea sp. Wells 1937 stony coral
Problematikum
  -
Demospongea
 Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae
 Vaceletida - Cheilosporitiidae
Cheilosporites tirolensis Wähner 1903 demosponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Stellispongia cf. timorica calcareous sponge
Peronidella sp. Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge
Bryopsidophyceae
 Bryopsidales - Pseudoudoteaceae
? Garwoodia sp.1 Wood 1941
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Milioliporidae
Miliolipora tamarae n. sp.2 Gale et al. 2012