Forcella di Sett Sass, Italy (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.5° N, 12.1° E: paleocoordinates 13.2° N, 19.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cassian Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; brown marl

• Light-brown marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Primary reference: W. Volz. 1896. Die Korallen der Schichten von St Cassian in Süd-Tirol. Palaeontographica 43:1-124 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38161: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 16.04.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Hydrozoa
 Lemniscaterina - Lemniscateridae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Volzeiidae
"Retiophyllia subdichotoma" = Volzeia subdichotoma, Volzeia badiotica1
"Retiophyllia subdichotoma" = Volzeia subdichotoma Münster 1841 stony coral
Thecosmilia subdichotoma
Volzeia badiotica1 Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia granulata stony coral
Thecosmilia granulata
Craspedophyllia cristata n. sp. Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarophyllia capitata Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia confluens Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia zieteni Klipstein 1843 stony coral
Margarosmilia richthofeni n. sp. Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Tropiastraeidae
"Thamnastraea settsassi n. sp." = Thamnasteriamorpha settsassi, "Thamnastraea loretzi n. sp." = Thamnasteriamorpha loretzi
"Thamnastraea settsassi n. sp." = Thamnasteriamorpha settsassi Volz 1896 stony coral
"Thamnastraea loretzi n. sp." = Thamnasteriamorpha loretzi Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia septafindens n. sp. Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
"Thecosmilia sublaevis" = Remismilia sublaevis, "Hexastraea leonhardi" = Protoheterastrea leonhardi
"Thecosmilia sublaevis" = Remismilia sublaevis Münster 1841 stony coral
"Hexastraea leonhardi" = Protoheterastrea leonhardi Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Alpinophylliidae
""Isastrea" plana" = Alpinophyllia plana2
""Isastrea" plana" = Alpinophyllia plana2 Laube 1865 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Guembelastraeidae
"Isastraea guembeli" = Guembelastraea guembeli
"Isastraea guembeli" = Guembelastraea guembeli Laube 1865 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Conophyllidae
Omphalophyllia boletiformis Münster 1841 stony coral
Myriophyllum badioticum Volz 1896 stony coral
Myriophyllia badiotica
 Scleractinia - Pinacophyllidae
Cyathocoenia milchi n. sp. stony coral
 Scleractinia -
"Coelocoenia decipiens" = Koilocoenia decipiens
"Coelocoenia decipiens" = Koilocoenia decipiens Laube 1865 stony coral