St. Cassian, Italy (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.6° N, 11.9° E: paleocoordinates 13.3° N, 19.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

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

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 38166: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 16.04.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lemniscaterina - Lemniscateridae
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
"Thamnastraea ramosa" = Thamnasteria
"Thamnastraea ramosa" = Thamnasteria stony coral
 Scleractinia - Procyclolitidae
Andrazella labyrinthica1 Klipstein 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Volzeiidae
"Retiophyllia subdichotoma" = Volzeia subdichotoma
"Retiophyllia subdichotoma" = Volzeia subdichotoma Münster 1841 stony coral
Thecosmilia subdichotoma
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Toechastraea ogilviae n. sp. stony coral
Retiophyllia granulata stony coral
Thecosmilia granulata
? Craspedophyllia alpina Loretz 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarophyllia richthofeni n. sp. stony coral
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 - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia obliqua Münster 1841 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
"Chorisastraea beneckei" = Beneckastraea beneckei, "Chorisastraea cassiana" = Beneckastraea cassiana
"Chorisastraea beneckei" = Beneckastraea beneckei Frech 1896 stony coral
"Chorisastraea cassiana" = Beneckastraea cassiana Frech 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
 Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae
"Thecosmilia sublaevis" = Remismilia sublaevis, "Hexastraea leonhardi n. sp." = Protoheterastrea leonhardi
"Thecosmilia sublaevis" = Remismilia sublaevis Münster 1841 stony coral
"Hexastraea leonhardi n. sp." = Protoheterastrea leonhardi Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Alpinophylliidae
Alpinophyllia sp.2, "Isastrea plana" = Alpinophyllia plana, "Isastrea cf. plana" = Alpinophyllia plana
Alpinophyllia sp.2 Roniewicz 1989 stony coral
"Isastrea plana" = Alpinophyllia plana Laube 1865 stony coral
Isastraea plana
"Isastrea cf. plana" = Alpinophyllia plana Laube 1865 stony coral
Isastraea cf. plana
 Scleractinia - Guembelastraeidae
"Isastrea guembeli" = Guembelastraea guembeli, "Isastrea bronni" = Stuoresia bronni
"Isastrea guembeli" = Guembelastraea guembeli Laube 1865 stony coral
Isastraea guembeli
"Isastrea bronni" = Stuoresia bronni Klipstein 1843 stony coral
Isastraea bronni
 Scleractinia - Conophyllidae
Omphalophyllia boletiformis Münster 1841 stony coral
Myriophyllum gracile stony coral
Myriophyllia gracilis
 Scleractinia - Pinacophyllidae
Cyathocoenia andreaei n. sp. stony coral
 Scleractinia -
"Coelocoenia decipiens" = Koilocoenia decipiens
"Coelocoenia decipiens" = Koilocoenia decipiens Laube 1865 stony coral