Valparola, 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

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 38165: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 16.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia granulata stony coral
Thecosmilia granulata
Craspedophyllia alpina Loretz 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarophyllia capitata Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia confluens Münster 1841 stony coral
Margarosmilia septanectens Loretz 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Protostylophyllum praenuntians Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Conophyllidae
Omphalophyllia boletiformis Münster 1841 stony coral