Ponte da Velha, Loule, Portugal (Jurassic of Portugal)

Where: Portugal (37.2° N, 8.0° W: paleocoordinates 31.2° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, sandy, calcareous marl

• Sandy calcareous marls

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: O. F. Geyer. 1955. Korallenfaunen aus dem Oberen Jura von Portugal. Senckenbergiana lethaea 35:317-356 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34665: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 15.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina girodi Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea lobata Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris kobyi n. sp. Geyer 1955 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Epistreptophyllum montis de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria moreana d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Meandraraea gresslyi Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Solenocoeniidae
"Convexastrea sexradiata" = Solenocoenia sexradiata
"Convexastrea sexradiata" = Solenocoenia sexradiata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Amphiastrea piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea crassoramosa Michelin 1843 stony coral
"Actinastrea ramulifera" = Stephanastrea ramulifera Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
"Convexastrea lobata" = Diplocoenia lobata
"Convexastrea lobata" = Diplocoenia lobata Etallon 1858 stony coral