AB98-18 Bastimentos Island, Bocas del Toro (Miocene of Panama)

Where: Panama (9.3° N, 82.1° W: paleocoordinates 9.1° N, 81.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fish Hole Member (Old Bank Formation), Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone

• fringing reef, <20 m water depth
• 4 m thick reef unit of rubbly, bioclastic limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. S. Klaus, D. F. McNeill, A. F. Budd and A. G. Coates. 2012. Neogene reef coral assemblages of the Bocas del Toro region, Panama: the rise of Acropora palmata. Coral Reefs 31(1):191-203 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 120392: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 11.11.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites baracoaensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Porites macdonaldi Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Porites waylandi Foster 1986 stony coral
Porites portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Goniopora imperatoris Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Agaricia undata, "Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites, "Undaria crassa" = Agaricia agaricites
Agaricia undata Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
"Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
"Undaria crassa" = Agaricia agaricites Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae
Dichocoenia tuberosa Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Montastrea "sp. A"" = Montastraea, "Montastrea canalis" = Montastraea endothecata, Montastrea cavernosa
"Montastrea "sp. A"" = Montastraea Blainville 1830 stony coral
"Montastrea canalis" = Montastraea endothecata Duncan 1863 stony coral
Montastrea cavernosa Linne 1767 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Stephanocoenia duncani Foster 1987 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora cervicornis Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora granulata Duncan 1864 stony coral
Stylophora minor Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Caulastrea portoricensis Coryell 1929 stony coral
"Montastrea faveolata" = Orbicella faveolata Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Diploria strigosa" = Pseudodiploria strigosa Dana 1846 stony coral
Hadrophyllia saundersi Budd and Johnson 1999 stony coral
Manicina geisteri Budd and Johnson 1999 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Mussismilia hispida Verrill 1901 stony coral
Mycetophyllia danaana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Placocyathus variabilis Duncan 1864 stony coral