Amendoeira II, Faro, Sao Romao Limestone (Jurassic to of Portugal)

Also known as Reef 3482

Where: Portugal (37.2° N, 8.0° W: paleocoordinates 31.3° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sao Romao Formation, Late/Upper Oxfordian to Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 150.8 Ma)

• intercalated in the upper part of the Peral Beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• small bioherms and patches in lagoonal environment

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: S. Rosendahl. 1985. Die oberjurassische Korallenfazies von Algarve (Südportugal) [The Upper Jurassic coral facies of Algarve (Southern Portugal)]. Arbeiten aus dem Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie an der Universität Stuttgart 82:1-125 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68588: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.01.2007

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Taxonomic list

Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpulidae indet. Rafinesque 1835
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Hippuritida - Diceratidae
Diceratidae indet. Dall 1895 rudist
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Nerineidae indet. Zittel 1873 snail
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Plagioeciidae
Plagioecia sp. Canu 1918
unclassified
  -
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Milleporellidae
Dehornella hydractinoides Dehorne 1919 demosponge
 Axinellida - Cladocoropsidae
Cladocoropsis mirabilis Felix 1907 demosponge
 Axinellida -
Stromatoporina tornquisti Deininger 1906 demosponge
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Enallhelia compressa Münster 1829 stony coral
Stylina cotteaui de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Stylina girodi Etallon 1864 stony coral
Stylina parcicosta Koby 1905 stony coral
Stylina decipiens Etallon 1862 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Stylohelia ursicina Koby 1889 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris helvelloides Koby 1904 stony coral
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Microsolena exigua Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placophylliidae
Placophyllia cf. minima Geyer 1955 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Pleurophyllia trichotoma de Fromentel 1856 stony coral
Cheilosmilia emarginata Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea crassoramosa Michelin 1843 stony coral
Actinastrea furcata Etallon 1859 stony coral
"Actinastrea ramulifera" = Stephanastrea ramulifera Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
"Convexastrea minima" = Etallonasteria minima
"Convexastrea minima" = Etallonasteria minima Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia panasqueirensis Koby 1904 stony coral
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
Dasycladaceae indet. Kutzing 1843
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae