Monte Genuardo reef, Sicily, Italy (Triassic to of Italy)

Where: Sicily, Italy (37.7° N, 13.2° E: paleocoordinates 18.6° N, 11.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Norian to Norian (228.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; white dolomite

• Sponge-tabulozoan boundstone most widespread lithofacies; in western sector rudstones prevail. Intrabiolithitic cavities filled by skeletal grainstone-packstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: recrystallized, replaced with dolomite

Collection methods: mechanical, peel or thin section

Primary reference: P. Di Stefano, M. Gullo, and B. Senowbari-Daryan. 1990. The Upper Triassic Reef of Monte Genuardo (Southwestern Sicily). Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana 109:103-114 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 38061: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 06.04.2004, edited by Mihaela Krause

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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 Involutinina - Involutinidae
Hirsutospirella
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 Textulariina - Coscinophragmatidae
 Textulariina - Ataxophragmiidae
 Lagenina - Ichthyolariidae
Foliotortus spinosus
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Foliotortus spinosus Senowbari-Daryan 1980
Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Polychaeta
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Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
unclassified
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Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
"? Pycnoporidium eomesozoicum" = Gosaukammerella eomesozoica
"? Pycnoporidium eomesozoicum" = Gosaukammerella eomesozoica Flügel 1972
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia sp. Cuif 1966 stony coral
Radiomura
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Radiomura cautica Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1979
Baccanella
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Bacinella
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Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
"Follicatena irregularis" = Uvanella norica Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
? Uvanella tegimentopora Senowbari-Daryan and Schäfer 1986 demosponge
Paravesicocaulis multiosculatus Senowbari-Daryan 1980 demosponge
 Vaceletida - Cribrothalamiidae
Cribrothalamia gulloae n. gen. n. sp.1
Cribrothalamia gulloae n. gen. n. sp.1 Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
 Vaceletida - Cheilosporitiidae
Cheilosporites tirolensis Wähner 1903 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
"Panormida priscae" = Panormida gautretae1, Solenolmia sp.
"Panormida priscae" = Panormida gautretae1 Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
Solenolmia sp. Pomel 1872 demosponge
Solenolmia sp.1
 Agelasida - Cryptocoeliidae
Cryptocoelia siciliana n. sp.1 Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
?Cryptocoelia sp. 1
? Cryptocoelia cf. wurmi Senowbari-Daryan and Dullo 1980 demosponge
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Precorynella sp. Dieci et al. 1968 demosponge
 Agelasida - Parastylothalamiidae
Parastylothalamia "sp.1"2 Senowbari-Daryan and Link 2011 demosponge
Parastylothalamia conica n. sp.2 Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2015 demosponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella sp. Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge
 Thaumatoporellales -
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Parachaetetes sp. Deninger 1906
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
 Life -
Paraeolisaccus endococcus Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1980
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Nubeculariidae
 Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae
Ophthalmidium sp. Kübler and Zwingli 1870
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
 Miliolida - Siphonoferidae
 Miliolida - Milioliporidae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
 Miliolida - Miliolechinidae
 Life - Nigriporellidae