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Lower Permian Tubiphytes/Archaeolithoporella Buildups in the Southern Alps (Austria and Italy)

Erik Flügel
Erik Flügel
Institut für Paläontologie Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg,Erlangen, West Germany
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January 01, 1981


Carbonate buildups representing “stratigraphie reefs” were formed during the Lower Permian (Sakmarian) and lower Artinskian at the margins of carbonate platforms in southern Austria and northern Italy. These buildups were formed by the interaction of encrusting algae (Tubiphytes and Archaeolithoporella), bryozoans, and syndepositional eogenetic radial-fibrous cements.

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SEPM Special Publication

European Fossil Reef Models

Donald Francis Toomey
Donald Francis Toomey
Cities Service Company Midland Texas
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January 01, 1981




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