Wasabi Valley, Locality 1 (Triassic of Japan)

Also known as Reef 167

Where: Japan (34.2° N, 136.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 120.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Fossils from formation "B", late-triassian age stated in text

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• B formation consists of greenstone, chert and limestone. Fossils from "subangular limestone blocks" of pebble to boulder size contained in greenstone.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

• Repository: Osaka Museum of Natural History

Primary reference: H. Okuda and N. Yamagiwa. 1978. Triassic corals from Mt. Daifugen, Nara Prefecture, Southwest Japan. Transactions and Proceedings of the Paleontological Society of Japan, new series (110)297-305 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38133: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 13.04.2004, edited by Matthew Clapham and Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Gablonzeriidae
"Isastraea aff. major" = Gablonzeria major
"Isastraea aff. major" = Gablonzeria major Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
"Thecosmilia aff. eguchii" = Retiophyllia eguchii, "Thecosmilia wasabidaniensis n. sp." = Retiophyllia wasabidaniensis
"Thecosmilia aff. eguchii" = Retiophyllia eguchii Kanmera 1964 stony coral
"Thecosmilia wasabidaniensis n. sp." = Retiophyllia wasabidaniensis Oguchi and Yamagiwa 1978 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Coryphylliidae
"Montlivaltia ominensis n. sp." = Khytrastrea ominensis
"Montlivaltia ominensis n. sp." = Khytrastrea ominensis Okuda and Yamagiwa 1978 stony coral
M. norica ominensis subsp. nov.
 Scleractinia - Tropiastraeidae
Thamnasteriamorpha okudai n. sp.2 Stanley and Onoue 2015 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
"Isastrea" sp.1 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
? Pinacophyllum sp. Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
Protoheterastraea konosensis2 Kanmera 1964 stony coral