Hettangian reef, South Primorye, Russia (Jurassic of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 2177

Where: Russian Federation (43.2° N, 133.2° E: paleocoordinates 50.5° N, 144.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Hettangian (201.3 - 199.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Small bioconstructions in volcanogenous environment conditions

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. V. Krasnov. 1997. Early Mesozoic reef-like coral communities development in the Russian Far East. Boletín de la Real Sociedad Espanola de Historia Natural, Sección Geológica 92:61-64 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40404: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
"Anabacia sp." = Chomatoseris
"Anabacia sp." = Chomatoseris Thomas 1935 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral