Copaquiri, Tarapaca (Jurassic of Chile)

Where: Chile (20.9° S, 68.8° W: paleocoordinates 19.7° S, 34.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Prinz. 1991. Mesozoische Korallen aus Nordchile. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 216:147-209 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58742: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 23.02.2006

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Latomeandra sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Actinastrea ramulifera" = Stephanastrea ramulifera
"Actinastrea ramulifera" = Stephanastrea ramulifera Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea richardsoni Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral