Karwendel reef, Austria (Triassic of Austria)

Where: Northern Alps, Austria (47.4° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° N, 22.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Wettersteinkalk Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

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

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: E. Ott. 1967. Segmentierte Kalkschwämme (Sphinctozoa) aus der alpinen Mitteltrias und ihre Bedeutung als Riffbildner im Wettersteinkalk. Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Abhandlungen, Neue Folge (131)1-96 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 38140: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 14.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Porostromata
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Ortonella sp. Garwood 1914
Codiaceae
Cladogirvanella cipitensis
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Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Echinoidea
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Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia sp. Cuif 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
? Pinacophyllum sp. Frech 1890 stony coral
Shamovella
  -
"Tubiphytes obscurus" = Shamovella obscura
"Tubiphytes obscurus" = Shamovella obscura Maslov 1956
Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
Uvanella irregularis n. gen. n. sp. Ott 1967 demosponge
Follicatena cautica n. gen. n. sp. Ott 1967 demosponge
Alpinothalamia bavarica1 Ott 1967 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
Solenolmia magna n. sp.2 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
? Amblysiphonella timorica Vinassa de Regny 1915 demosponge
 Agelasida - Cryptocoeliidae
Cryptocoelia zitteli Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Agelasida - Aphrosalpingidae
Vesicocaulis oenipontanus1 Ott 1967 demosponge
Vesicocaulis alpinus n. gen. n. sp. Ott 1967 demosponge
Vesicocaulis depressus n. gen. n. sp. Ott 1967 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Colospongia catenulata n. sp. Ott 1967 demosponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella sp. Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge
Holocoelia
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Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Polyphysaceae
 Dasycladales - Diploporaceae
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Parachaetetes sp. Deninger 1906
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877