Hochschwab, Austria (Triassic of Austria)

Where: Calcareous Alps, Austria (47.6° N, 15.1° E: paleocoordinates 24.9° N, 18.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified, gray limestone

• dark-grey limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: recrystallized

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: E. Roniewicz. 1995. Upper Triassic Solitary Corals from the Gosaukamm and other North Alpine Regions. Sitzungsberichte Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Abteilung I 202:3-41 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38151: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 15.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Distichophyllia tabulata n. sp. Roniewicz 1995 stony coral
Cuifia columnaris n. sp. Roniewicz 1995 stony coral