Paleokastron Hill, Boeotia (Cretaceous to of Greece)

Where: Greece (38.5° N, 22.7° E: paleocoordinates 22.3° N, 21.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Santonian to Santonian (86.3 - 72.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments and lithified limestone

• lithoclastic calcareous arenites, followed by olistostromes with blocks and pebbles of serpentinized basic volcanics, radiolarites and pisolithic laterites, thick-bedded bioclastic limestones in the upper part

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: T. Steuber. 1999. Cretaceous rudists of Boeotia, Central Greece. Special Papers in Palaeontology 61:5-229 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 64293: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.09.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rotaliina - Lepitorbitoididae
 Orbitoidacea - Lepidorbitoididae
 Hippuritida - Hippuritidae
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
 Hippuritida - Plagioptychidae
 Scleractinia - Agatheliidae
Agathelia cf. asperella Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
? Adelocoenia sp. d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Fungiastraea cf. conferta Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
listed as Fungiastrea
Ellipsocoenia sp. d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Phyllocoenia sp." = Montastraea
"Phyllocoenia sp." = Montastraea Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
Pachygyra bellula stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Mycetophyllopsis antiqua" = Meandrastrea antiqua, Dimorphocoenia sp.
"Mycetophyllopsis antiqua" = Meandrastrea antiqua Reuss 1854 stony coral
Dimorphocoenia sp. de Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae
Heliastrea sp. Milne Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral