Wombat Plateau, Site 764, upper interval (Triassic of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (16.5° S, 115.4° E: paleocoordinates 16.5° S, 115.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Triasina hantkeni Biozone Member, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• based on foraminifers

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: recrystallized

Collection methods: core, peel or thin section

Primary reference: U. Röhl et al. 1991. Upper Triassic Tethyan Carbonates off Northwest Australia (Wombat Plateau, ODP Leg 122). Facies (25)211-252 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36912: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 19.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Involutinina - Involutinidae
 Involutinina - Trocholinidae
Trocholina sp. Paalzow 1922
at top of Rhaetian
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
 Textulariina - Verneuilinidae
 Trochamminacea - Trochamminidae
 Duostominacea - Duostominidae
Duostominidae indet. Brotzen 1963
 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Nodosariidae indet. Ehrenberg 1838
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha sp. Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae
Ophthalmidium sp. Kübler and Zwingli 1870
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
 Miliolida - Milioliporidae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Miliolidae indet. Ehrenberg 1839