Rumerlo (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)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified marl and lithified limestone

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 38163: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 16.04.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Volzeiidae
"Retiophyllia subdichotoma" = Volzeia subdichotoma
"Retiophyllia subdichotoma" = Volzeia subdichotoma Münster 1841 stony coral
Thecosmilia subdichotoma
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia granulata stony coral
Thecosmilia granulata
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarophyllia capitata Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia confluens Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia zieteni Klipstein 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Stylophyllopsis romerloana n. sp. stony coral
 Scleractinia - Conophyllidae
Omphalophyllia zitteli n. sp. stony coral
Myriophyllum gracile stony coral
Myriophyllia gracilis
Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
Celyphia submarginata Münster 1841 demosponge
 Hadromerida - Polysiphonidae
Zardinia platithalamica n. sp. Dieci et al. 1968 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
Amblysiphonella strobiliformis Dieci et al. 1968 demosponge
 Agelasida - Pharetrospongiidae
Euepirrhysia montanaroae n. gen. n. sp.
Euepirrhysia montanaroae n. gen. n. sp. Dieci et al. 1968 demosponge
 Agelasida - Cryptocoeliidae
Cryptocoelia zitteli Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Agelasida - Maeandrostiidae
Prosiphonella amplectens n. gen. n. sp.
Prosiphonella amplectens n. gen. n. sp. Dieci et al. 1968 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Colospongia dubia Münster 1841 demosponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Endostomatidae
"Corynella penetrata" = Endostoma
"Corynella penetrata" = Endostoma calcareous sponge