85-CAR-10, Carhuazcocha (Triassic of Peru)

Where: Peru (11.3° S, 76.0° W: paleocoordinates 22.9° S, 43.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chambara Formation (Pucara Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• 2.0 m silicified sponge bed

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: recrystallized, replaced with silica

Collected by B. Senowbari-Daryan, G. Stanley in 1985; reposited in the UMMP

Collection methods: chemical,

Primary reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan. 1994. Mesozoic sponges of the Pucara Group, Peru. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 233:57-74 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36995: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 23.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Euechinoidea - Triadocidaridae
Zardinechinus stanleyi Smith 1994 sea urchin
 Agelasida - Stellispongiellidae
? Stellispongiella ramosa n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan 1994 demosponge
? Stellispongiella juninensis Senowbari-Daryan 1994 demosponge
? Stellispongiella minor n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan 1994 demosponge
 Pharetronida -
Cornuaspongia reticulata Senowbari-Daryan 1994 calcareous sponge
Cornuaspongia longidepressa n. gen. n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan 1994 calcareous sponge