La Trona, reef frame, Spain (Eocene of Spain)

Also known as Reef 688

Where: Spain (42.0° N, 2.3° E: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 0.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified wackestone

• Delta/reef complexes at northern margin of South Pyrenean Foreland Basin. Reef carbonates developed on delta-lobe deposits.
• Nodular wackestone with in situ corals

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Alvarez, P. Busquets, C. Taberner and M. M. Urquiola. 1994. Facies architecture and coral distiburion in a mid Eocene reef tract, south Pyrenean Foreland Basin (NE Spain). Courier Forschungs-Institut Senckenberg 172:249-259 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34481: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 03.09.2003, edited by Mihaela Krause

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Nummulitacea - Nummulitidae
 Nummulitacea - Discocyclinidae
 Acervulinacea - Acervulinidae
 Rotaliina - Bolivinidae
Bolivinidae indet. Glaessner 1937
 Textulariacea - Textulariidae
Textulariidae indet. Ehrenberg 1838
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Scleractinia - Meandriidae
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ellipsocoenia bauzai stony coral
Jurassic-Cretaceous genus
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinacis cognata Oppenheim 1901 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp., Goniopora ameliana, "Dictyaraea octopartita" = Goniopora octopartita, "Goniaraea elegans" = Goniopora elegans
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Goniopora ameliana Defrance 1826 stony coral
"Dictyaraea octopartita" = Goniopora octopartita Oppenheim 1901 stony coral
"Goniaraea elegans" = Goniopora elegans Leymerie 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Pavona bronni Haime 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Montastrea guettardi" = Montastraea, "Phyllocoenia friulana" = Montastraea
"Montastrea guettardi" = Montastraea stony coral
"Phyllocoenia friulana" = Montastraea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia lobatorotundata Michelin 1842 stony coral
Stylocoenia taurinensis Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Astreopora tecta Catullo 1856 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
"Colpophyllia stellata" = Hydnophyllia stellata
"Colpophyllia stellata" = Hydnophyllia stellata Catullo 1856 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Cereiphyllia tenuis" = Cladocora tenuis Reuss 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Leptomussa variabilis d'Achiardi 1867 stony coral
Lithophyllia detrita Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Euphyllidae
Euphyllia pachecoi stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
 Gorgonacea -
 Coenothecalia - Helioporidae
"Polytremacis bellardii" = Parapolytremacis bellardii
"Polytremacis bellardii" = Parapolytremacis bellardii Haime 1852 blue coral
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
Mesophyllum sp. Lemoine 1928
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Lithoporella sp. Foslie 1909
 Corallinales - Sporolithaceae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Miliolidae indet. Ehrenberg 1839