Kef ed Derharhra (Jurassic of Tunisia)

Also known as Reef 3317

Where: Tunisia (32.6° N, 10.3° E: paleocoordinates 21.2° N, 11.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tataouine Formation, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical, peel or thin section,

• Collected by M.G. Busson

Primary reference: L. Beauvais. 1966. Etude des Madréporaires jurassiques du Sahara tunisien. Annales de Paléontologie (Invertébrates) 52(2):115-152 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36661: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 09.02.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

• Corals only
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Terebratula sp. Müller 1776
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
"Terebratula cf. breviplicata" = Kutchithyris breviplicata, "Terebratula subsella" = Xestosina subsella
"Terebratula cf. breviplicata" = Kutchithyris breviplicata Kitchin 1900
"Terebratula subsella" = Xestosina subsella Leymerie 1846
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Adelocoenia microphyllia Tomes 1883 stony coral
Stylina elegans Beauvais 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrogyriidae
Melikerona parva Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria dumonti Chapuis and Dewalque 1853 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Connectastrea grandiflora, "Connectastrea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis
Connectastrea grandiflora Beauvais 1966 stony coral
"Connectastrea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Enallocoenia sp." = Actinastrea
"Enallocoenia sp." = Actinastrea d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea phillipsi stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Sakalavastraea collignoni Alloiteau 1958 stony coral