Serra de Tramuntana, reef-type 1, NW Mallorca (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as Reef 1996

Where: Spain (39.8° N, 2.6° E: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 0.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Sant Elm Formation, Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• reefs in medium-to coarse-grained terrigenous fans

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Esteban, J. C. Braga, J. Martin and C. Santisteban. 1996. Western mediterranean reef complexes. SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology 5:55-72 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 69927: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 12.03.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Porites collegniana Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Agaricia batalleri Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Favia falloti Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
"Thegioastraea aequa" = Diploastrea
"Thegioastraea aequa" = Diploastrea stony coral
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Corallinaceae indet. Lamouroux 1816