ISS4.1, Salayar Island (Pleistocene of Indonesia)

Where: South Sulawesi, Indonesia (6.1° S, 120.5° E: paleocoordinates 6.0° S, 121.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Salayar Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; reef rocks

• intermediate reef slope, 10-15 m water depth

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Bromfield. 2010. Evolutionary dynamics of Indo-Pacific reef corals throughout the Neogene 1-269 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124880: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 27.02.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites evermanni Vaughan 1907 stony coral
Goniopora cf. norfolkensis Veron and Pichon 1982 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Fungiidae
Fungia "sp. A" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Fungia "sp. B" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Fungia (?Ctenactis)
Fungia "sp. C" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Fungia "sp. D" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Fungia "sp. E" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Fungia "sp. F" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Fungia (?Cycloseris)
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Montipora "n. sp. B" Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Platygyra singularis Martin 1880 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Parasimplastrea simplicitexta Umbgrove 1942 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Acanthastrea hillae Wells 1955 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Galaxea acrhelia Veron 2000 stony coral
Galaxea astreata Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
Diploastrea heliopora Lamarck 1816 stony coral