Saint-Martin-d'Oney (Lesport collection) (Miocene of France)

Where: Aquitaine, France (43.9° N, 0.6° W: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 2.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• Upper Aquitanian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• limestones rich in corals and molluscs

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Lesport

Primary reference: C. Chaix and B. Cahuzac. 2005. Le genre Culicia (Scleractiniaire): systematique, ecologie et biogeographie au Cenozoique [The genus Culicia (Scleractinia): systematics, ecology and biogeography in the Cenozoic]. Eclogae Geologica Helvetiae 98:169-187 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 88796: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.04.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea radians Pallas 1766 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Turbinaria cyathiformis de Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Culicia parasita Michelin 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Favites neglecta Michelotti 1868 stony coral