Mass occurrence of the large solitary rugose coral Phaulactis angusta at the boundary Lower/Upper Visby Formation in the Silurian of Gotland, Sweden: palaeoecology and depositional implications

@inproceedings{Adomat2016MassOO,
  title={Mass occurrence of the large solitary rugose coral Phaulactis angusta at the boundary Lower/Upper Visby Formation in the Silurian of Gotland, Sweden: palaeoecology and depositional implications},
  author={Friederike Adomat and Axel Munnecke and Erika Kido},
  year={2016}
}
AbstractThe boundary between the Lower and Upper Visby formations on Gotland (Sweden), which roughly correlates with the Llandovery–Wenlock boundary, is characterised by a mass occurrence of the large solitary rugose coral Phaulactis angusta. This coral-rich layer can be followed for some 50 km along the north-west coast of Gotland. The mass occurrence coincides with the onset of a pronounced, globally recognised δ13C and δ18O excursions in the lower Sheinwoodian. Altogether 31 specimens of P… CONTINUE READING

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