South Primorye, Russia (Triassic of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (43.2° N, 133.2° E: paleocoordinates 50.3° N, 142.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Small reef?

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Calcareous algae and sphinctozoans also mentioned but not listed

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 40406: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 23.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Only corals
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha sp. Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia sp. Cuif 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Rhaetiastraea sp. Roniewicz 1974 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oppelismiliidae
Heterastraea sp. Tomes 1888 stony coral
 Sphinctozoa -
Sphinctozoa indet. Steinmann 1882