Lagoa dos Cavalos, Faro (Jurassic of Portugal)

Also known as Reef 3483

Where: Portugal (37.1° N, 7.8° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 1.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 2 biostromal levels

Size class: macrofossils

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 68608: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.01.2007

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina parviramosa Beauvais 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea lobata Koby 1884 stony coral
Microphyllia undans Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Dermosmilia glomerata Michelin 1843 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis flabellum de Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Actinastrea ramulifera" = Stephanastrea ramulifera
"Actinastrea ramulifera" = Stephanastrea ramulifera Etallon 1864 stony coral