A-1807 Beans Point, Bainbridge Island (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Kitsap County, Washington (47.6° N, 122.5° W: paleocoordinates 47.2° N, 113.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Blakeley Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• lower Blakeley Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. W. Durham. 1942. Eocene and Oligocene coral faunas of Washington. Journal of Paleontology 16(1):84-104 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91614: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 07.10.2009, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Fulgoraria (Musashia) ellenmooreae Squires and Goedert 1994 volute
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea washingtonensis n. sp. Durham 1942 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia teglandae n. sp. Durham 1942 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
Eusmilia bainbridgensis n. sp. Durham 1942 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
? Sclerhelia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Paracyathus "sp. A" Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Caryophyllia blakeleyensis n. sp. Durham 1942 stony coral