Costa dei Frascari, Matese Mountains, Italy (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Campania, Italy (41.4° N, 14.2° E: paleocoordinates 20.1° N, 14.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• below the Triasina hantkeni Zone

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• 160 m thick sediments, mostly grain-supported limestones; rarely interbedded stromatolitic mud-supported limestones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: recrystallized

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: A. Mancinelli, D. Ferrandes, and B. Coccia. 2004. Norian calcareous Algae from the Matese Mountains (northern Campania, Italy). Facies 50:107-112 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38193: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 19.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Porostromata
  -
Ortonella sp. Garwood 1914
Hedstroemia
  - Garwoodiaceae
Hedstroemia sp. Rothpletz 1913
unclassified
  -
 Involutinina - Involutinidae
Textulariina
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
 Textulariina - Verneuilinidae
Textulariina
 Trochamminacea - Trochamminidae
Robertinina
 Duostominacea - Duostominidae
Duostominidae indet. Brotzen 1963
Fusulinina
 Earlandiacea - Earlandiidae
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
large-sized
unclassified
  -
Anthozoa
 Zoantharia -
Scleractinia indet. Bourne 1900 stony coral
Bryopsidophyceae
 Bryopsidales - Pseudoudoteaceae
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
Rhodophyceae
  - Gymnocodiaceae
Asterocalculus heraki Sokac and Grgasovic 1998
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae
 Miliolida - Hemigordiopsidae