Blue Pool, Units B-D, Wales (Carboniferous to of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Reef 2853

Where: Wales, United Kingdom (51.6° N, 4.2° W: paleocoordinates 8.7° S, 0.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hunts Bay Oolite Formation, Holkerian to Holkerian (342.8 - 336.0 Ma)

• Age indicated as Holkerian(?)/early Asbian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Dolomitic limestone, microbial boundstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: M. Aretz and H.-G. Herbig. 2003. Coral-rich bioconstructions in the Viséan (Late Mississippian) of southern Wales (Gower Peninsula, UK). Facies 49:221-242 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36673: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 09.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

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Porostromata
  -
Ortonella sp. Garwood 1914
Aphralysia
  - Aphralysiaceae
Aphralysia sp. Garwood 1914
unclassified
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Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpulidae indet. Rafinesque 1835
Gastropoda
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Vermetidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 worm shell
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Lithostrotion sp. Fleming 1828 horn coral
Siphonodendron sp. McCoy 1849 horn coral
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
Demospongea
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Chaetetidae indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 demosponge
Rhodophyceae
 Calcifoliida - Fasciellidae