Willoughby Bay (Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda)

Also known as Reef 2072

Where: Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda (17.0° N, 61.7° W: paleocoordinates 16.3° N, 60.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1919. Fossil corals from central America, Cuba, and Porto Rico, with an account of the American Tertiary, Pleistocene, and Recent coral reefs. Smithsonian Institution Bulletin 103:189-524 [R. Baron-Szabo/R. Baron-Szabo/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34505: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 04.09.2003, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rotaliina
 Nummulitacea - Nummulitidae
""Operculinoides" sp." = Nummulites2
""Operculinoides" sp." = Nummulites2 Lamarck 1801
 Orbitoidacea - Lepidocyclinidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Alveopora chiapanecae2 Frost and Langenheim 1974 stony coral
"Goniopora portoricensis" = Porites portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Goniopora microscopica1 Duncan 1863 stony coral
subsp. microscopica
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Orbicella costata" = Montastrea costata
"Orbicella costata" = Montastrea costata Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Astrocoenia decaturensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Stylocoenia pumpellyi Vaughan 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Montipora sp. n. sp.2 Blainville 1830 stony coral
Astreopora antiguensis n. sp. Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora sp.2 Schweigger 1819 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pectiniidae
Fungophyllia sp. n. sp.2 Gerth 1923 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
"Maeandra antiguensis n. sp." = Meandrina antiguensis
"Maeandra antiguensis n. sp." = Meandrina antiguensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Manicina willoughbiensis n. sp." = Colpophyllia willoughbiensis, "Cyathomorpha hilli n. sp." = Agathiphyllia hilli, "Cyathomorpha antiguensis" = Agathiphyllia antiguensis, "Cyathomorpha tenuis" = Agathiphyllia tenuis, Favia macdonaldi
"Manicina willoughbiensis n. sp." = Colpophyllia willoughbiensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
"Cyathomorpha hilli n. sp." = Agathiphyllia hilli Vaughan 1919 stony coral
"Cyathomorpha antiguensis" = Agathiphyllia antiguensis Duncan 1863 stony coral
"Cyathomorpha tenuis" = Agathiphyllia tenuis Duncan 1863 stony coral
Favia macdonaldi Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
Diploastrea crassolamellata Duncan 1863 stony coral
and subsp. magnifica and nugenti
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Corallinaceae indet.2 Lamouroux 1816