Monte Misone, Southern Alps, Italy (Jurassic to of Italy)

Also known as Reef 600

Where: Italy (46.0° N, 10.8° E: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Misone limestone Formation, Pliensbachian to Pliensbachian (190.8 - 174.1 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope or ramp reef; lithified limestone

• mud mound in a deeper environment (shelf-slope or deep shelf)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: L. Beccarelli-Bauck. 1986. Stylothalamia from the Lower Jurassic Misone Limestone of Southern Alps, Italy. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 192:1-13 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38030: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 01.04.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
 Involutinina - Involutinidae
Fusulinina
 Earlandiacea - Earlandiidae
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet.1 Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet.1 Cuvier 1805
Anthozoa
 Zoantharia -
Scleractinia indet. Bourne 1900 stony coral
Radiomura
  -
Radiomura cautica Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1979
Baccanella floriformis
  -
Demospongea
 Vaceletida - Verticillitidae
Stylothalamia columnaris2 Le Maitre 1935 demosponge
Hexactinellida
 Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae
? Craticularia sp.1 Zittel 1877 glass sponge
? Sphenaulax sp.1 Zittel 1877 glass sponge
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
Nigriporellidae
  - Nigriporellidae