Sakharnaya Golova reef, Astraeomorpha confusa zone (Triassic of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 139

Where: Primorskiy Kray, Russian Federation (44.5° N, 135.6° E: paleocoordinates 50.5° N, 143.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sevatian (212.0 - 205.6 Ma)

• Astraeomorpha confusa zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Bioherms and biostromes of corals and sponges

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 36693: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 10.02.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling and Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha crassisepta2 Reuss 1854 stony coral
Astraeomorpha confusa Winkler 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia sp.1 Cuif 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia sp.1 Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Rhaetiastraea sp.1 Roniewicz 1974 stony coral
Pamiroseris rectilamellosa2 Winkler 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oppelismiliidae
Heterastraea sp.1 Tomes 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Stylophyllopsis sp.1, "Meandrostylis tener" = Maeandrostylis2
Stylophyllopsis sp.1 Frech 1890 stony coral
"Meandrostylis tener" = Maeandrostylis2 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
Protoheterastrea sp.1 Wells 1937 stony coral
Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
Uvanella cf. ducta Boiko et al. 1991 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Parauvanella sp. Senowbari-Daryan and di Stefano 1988 demosponge
Colospongia sp. Laube 1865 demosponge
Colospongia sp. n. sp. Laube 1865 demosponge