St. Corneli, Tremp Area, Collades de Basturs Formation, Cataluna (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Reef 3474

Where: Spain (42.2° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 3.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Collades de Basturs Formation, Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• max. 350 m thick

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• reef, reef talus and open shelf
• fine-grained nodular marly limestones alternating with bioconstructed limestones and marls

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Gallemi, R. Martinez, and J. M. Pons. 1983. Coniacian-Maastrichtian of the Tremp Area (South Central Pyrenees). Newsletters on Stratigraphy 12(1):1-17 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 66983: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.11.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Gastropods, brachiopods, corals, bryozoa and other fossils reported to be present, but not listed.
unclassified
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Echinoidea
 Cidaroida -
Cidaroida indet. Claus 1880 pencil urchin
 Echinoneoida - Conulidae
Globator ovulum sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Micraster sp. Agassiz 1836 heart urchin
 Calycina - Phymosomatidae
Porosoma sp. Cotteau 1856 sea urchin
 Arbacioida - Arbaciidae
Bivalvia
 Hippuritida - Requieniidae
Bayleia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1873 rudist
 Hippuritida - Hippuritidae
 Hippuritida - Plagioptychidae
Plagioptychus sp. Matheron 1842 rudist
Plagioptychus aguilloni d'Orbigny 1840 rudist
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
 Hippuritida - Monopleuridae
Monopleura sp. Matheron 1842 rudist
 Hippuritida - Caprinidae
Caprinidae indet. d'Orbigny 1850 rudist