Vajarska quarry, Slovakia (Triassic of Slovakia)

Also known as Reef 171

Where: Slovakia (48.5° N, 17.3° E: paleocoordinates 4.3° N, 29.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wetterstein Limestone Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Probably raning into early Carnian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Jablonsky. 1973. Triassische Sphinctozoen aus den Westkarpaten. Geologica Carpathica 24(1):107-111 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36639: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 08.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Sphinctozoans only
Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
Follicatena cautica Ott 1967 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
"Dictyocoelia manon" = Solenolmia manon
"Dictyocoelia manon" = Solenolmia manon M√ľnster 1841 demosponge
 Agelasida - Aphrosalpingidae
Vesicocaulis alpinus Ott 1967 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Colospongia catenulata Ott 1967 demosponge