Tilkideligi Tepe, Southern Anatolia, Turkey (Triassic of Turkey)

Also known as Reef 1

Where: Anatolia, Turkey (37.0° N, 30.5° E: paleocoordinates 9.2° N, 21.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dereköy Unit Group, Lacian (221.5 - 215.6 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• "Cipit" limestones: reworked carbonate reef blocks within basinal deposits

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collection methods: chemical, peel or thin section

Primary reference: H. Cremer. 1995. Spicule Pseudomorphs in Upper Triassic (Norian) Chaetetid Sponges from the Western Taurids (Antalya-Region, SW Turkey). Géobios 28(2):163-174 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38048: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 03.04.2004, edited by Uta Merkel, Wolfgang Kiessling and Mihaela Krause

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Taxonomic list

Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Cassianothalamiidae
? Cassianothalamia cylindrica n. sp.2 Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
 Tabulospongida - Parastromatoporidae
Ptychochaetetes sp. Koechlin 1947 demosponge
 Agelasida - Astroscleridae
Astrosclera cuifi n. sp.5 Wörheide 1998 demosponge
Presumbably from this locality, although indicated as Alacir Clay Valley, Antalya
 Agelasida - Stellispongiellidae
Taurispongia tenuis n. sp.4 Senowbari-Daryan and Link 2016 demosponge
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Blastochaetetes dolomiticus demosponge
6 spec. together with B. Alanköyü collection
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Tauristorea parallela n. gen. n. sp.3 Senowbari-Daryan and Link 2005