Aszofo II-27 (Triassic of Hungary)

Where: Hungary (46.9° N, 17.8° E: paleocoordinates 1.4° N, 29.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Horoghegy Member (Felsõörs Formation), Pelsonian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• "Recoaro"-type beds of the Horoghegy Member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified limestone

• bioclasts transported along slope from platform margin
• biodetrital limestone with a very diverse brachiopod assemblage (taphocoenosis from different habitats)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: J. Palfy. 2003. The Pelsonian brachiopod fauna of the Balaton Highland. Geologica Hungarica, Series Palaeontologica 55:139-158 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40641: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 26.06.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Balatonitidae
Balatonites sp. Mojsisovics 1879 ceratite
Balatonites balatonicus Mojsisovics 1873 ceratite
"Balatonites jovis" = Balatonites egregius Arthaber 1896 ceratite
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Coenothyris vulgaris Schlotheim 1820
 Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae
Mentzelia mentzeli Dunker 1851
 Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae
Punctospirella fragilis Schlotheim 1814
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Sinorhynchiidae
Volirhynchia tommasi Bittner 1890