Saint-Georges-de-Bohon (Pliocene of France)

Where: Basse-Normandie, France (49.3° N, 1.3° W: paleocoordinates 49.3° N, 1.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• Pliocene I (30-49 m), Pliocene II (15-30 m) of Lauriat-Rage 1986

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

• infralittoral

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Chaix. 1989. Les Scleractiniaires du Pliocene de Normandie [Scleractinia from the Pliocene of Normandy]. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Section C 11(1):3-13 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84622: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.11.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Dendrophylliidae indet. Gray 1847 stony coral
Balanophyllia varians Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
"Culicia parasitica" = Culicia parasita Michelin 1847 stony coral
Cryptangia woodi stony coral
Cryptangia reptans Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Sphenotrochus sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral