River Khodz, Northern Caucasus (Triassic of Russian Federation)

Where: Adygea republic, Russian Federation (43.9° N, 40.7° E: paleocoordinates 6.3° N, 46.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

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 36722: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 11.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Monotidae
Hydrozoa
 Milleporina - Heterastrididae
Heterastridium conglobatum Reuss 1854 fire coral
Demospongea
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
 Agelasida - Auriculospongiidae
"Molengraafia regularis" = Molengraaffia
"Molengraafia regularis" = Molengraaffia demosponge
 Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae
Sestrostomella sp. Zittel 1878 demosponge
Hexactinellida
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Hodsia sp. glass sponge
Calcarea
 Porata - Polytholosiidae
"Neoguadalupia incrustans n. sp." = Iranothalamia incrustans
"Neoguadalupia incrustans n. sp." = Iranothalamia incrustans Boiko 1991 calcareous sponge
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Lamellispongia gelevus calcareous sponge