Sakharnaya Golova reef, Gablonzeria reussi zone (Triassic of Russian Federation)

Where: Primorskiy Kray, Russian Federation (44.5° N, 135.6° E: paleocoordinates 49.8° N, 139.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Alaunian (215.6 - 212.0 Ma)

• Gablonzeria reussi zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: E. V. Boiko, G. V. Belyaeva, and I. T. Zhuravleva. 1991. Sphinktozoa Phanerozoya Territorii SSSR [Phanerozoic Sphinctozoa of the Territory of the USSR] 1-224 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36692: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 10.02.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria cf. tofaniea pearl oyster
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Gablonzeriidae
Gablonzeria reussi Cuif 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
Celyphia sp. Pomel 1872 demosponge
 Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae
Stromatomorpha sp. Frech 1890 demosponge
 Agelasida - Girtyocoeliidae
Sollasia sp. Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Bauneia sp. Peterhans 1927 demosponge