Region of Rabat : Oued Bou Regreg and Oued Akrech (Miocene of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (34.0° N, 6.8° W: paleocoordinates 33.9° N, 7.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; blue marl

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J.-P. Chevalier. 1962. Les Madréporaires miocènes du Maroc. Notes et mémoires du service geologique 173:1-74 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/S. Ávila]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 161320: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 04.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum sp. Lesson 1831 stony coral
Flabellum cf. siciliense Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Flabellum chouberti Chevalier 1962 stony coral
Flabellum cf. acutum Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Flabellum cf. intermedium Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Flabellum cf. avicula Michelotti 1838 stony coral
Flabellum avicula Michelotti 1838 stony coral
var. regregensis
Flabellum cf. extensum Michelin 1841 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Caryophylliidae indet. Gray 1847 stony coral
"Trochocyathus sp." = Trochocyathus Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
"Paratrochocyathus cf. sublaevis" = Trochocyathus stony coral
"Ceratocyathus sp." = Caryophyllia (Ceratocyathus) Seguenza 1863 stony coral
"Ceratocyathus cf. communis" = Caryophyllia (Ceratocyathus) stony coral
Ceratocyathus regregensis Chevalier 1962 stony coral
Acanthocyathus cf. versicostatus Michelin 1841 stony coral
Ceratotrochus cf. multispinosus Michelotti 1838 stony coral
Edwardsotrochus cf. bellingherianus Michelin 1841 stony coral
Edwardsotrochus cf. subcristatus Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Ceratotrochus multiserialis Michelotti 1838 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Stephanophyllia imperialis Michelin 1841 stony coral
var. reussi
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Dendrophyllia cf. amica Michelotti 1838 stony coral
"Eupsammia sp." = Balanophyllia Wood 1844 stony coral
"Eupsammia cf. meneghinii" = Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) meneghinii Sismonda 1871 stony coral
Balanophyllia irregularis Seguenza 1864 stony coral
Balanophyllia concinna Reuss 1871 stony coral
"Eupsammia cf. praelonga" = Balanophyllia praelonga Michelotti 1838 stony coral
Balanophyllia nonaradiata Chevalier 1962 stony coral
Balanophyllia varians Reuss 1854 stony coral