Sierra del Alamo, Antimonio Formation, Section 1 (Triassic of Mexico)

Where: Sonora, Mexico (30.7° N, 112.6° W: paleocoordinates 12.0° N, 53.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Antimonio Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• based on ammonites

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; gray limestone and fine-grained sandstone

• dark-gray impure limestones, that alternate with shale, siltstone and fine-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float),

Primary reference: G. D. Stanley, Jr., C. Gonzalez-Leon, M. R. Sandy, B. Senowbari-Daryan, P. Doyle, M. Tamura, and D. H. Erwin. 1994. Upper Triassic invertebrates from the Antimonio Formation, Sonora, Mexico. The Paleontological Society Memoir 36:1-33 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39170: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 23.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda -
Palaxius shastaensis Kristan-Tollmann 1983 decapod
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida -
Hydrozoa
 Milleporina - Heterastrididae
Heterastridium conglobatum Reuss 1854 fire coral
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia sp. Cuif 1966 stony coral
Retiophyllia norica Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Distichomeandra austriaca Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Chondrocoenia waltheri Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Alpinophylliidae
Alpinophyllia flexuosa Roniewicz 1989 stony coral
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
originally entered as "Sponge indet."
Demospongea
 Vaceletida - Verticillitidae
Cinnabaria expansa Seilacher 1962 demosponge
"Fania polystoma" = Fanthalamia polystoma Seilacher 1962 demosponge
Nevadathalamia cylindrica Seilacher 1962 demosponge