Le Peloua reef, Saucats Valley, Gironde (Miocene of France)

Also known as Reef 1988. La Bourasse. Péloua. Saucats (Péloua)

Where: France (44.7° N, 0.6° W: paleocoordinates 44.7° N, 2.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: N5 foram zone, Falun de Leognan Formation, Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• NN2 and lower SBZ25 zones. Given as Falun de Leognan in Janssen 1985. Strontium isotope age given in Cahuzac & Janssen (2010), and applies to the coral level. (PJW.)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• reefal bioclastic sandy limestone. Cahuzac & Janssen (2010): "coarse-grained reefal, orange falun, with reworked lacustrine calcareous pebbles (see section and photographs in Cahuzac et al., 2003)."

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Natural History Museum, Bordeaux

Primary reference: A. Peyrot. 1933. Conchologie Néogénique de l'Aquitaine, Tome VI, Gastropodes (Suite). Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux 85:5-71 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 70191: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.03.2007, edited by Pete Wagner and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus bonellii" = Persististrombus bonellii5
"Strombus bonellii" = Persististrombus bonellii5 Brongniart 1823 true conch
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Ficus (Ficus) conditus5 Brongniart 1823 fig shell
Ficopsis burdigalensis5 Sowerby 1824 fig shell
 Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae
 Velutinoidea - Triviidae
"Trivia (Sulcotrivia) dimitoaffinis" = Trivia (Sulcotrivia) dimidiatoaffinis5, Erato (Erato) subcypraeola5
"Trivia (Sulcotrivia) dimitoaffinis" = Trivia (Sulcotrivia) dimidiatoaffinis5 Sacco 1894 snail
Trivia (Sulcotrivia) dimitoaffinis excoccinella
Erato (Erato) subcypraeola5 d'Orbigny 1852 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Natica (Natica) tigrina" = Cochlis tigrina5 Röding 1798 moon snail
"Natica (Natica) neglecta" = Cochlis neglecta5 Mayer 1858 moon snail
Euspira turbinoides5 moon snail
Neverita (Neverita) josephinia5 Risso 1826 moon snail
Neverita (Neverita) josephinia subglaucinoides
Amaurellina (Pseudamaura) scalaris5 moon snail
Amaurellina (Pseudamaura) sealaris eburnoides
 Cypraeoidea - Pediculariidae
"Cypropterina (Cypraeotrivia) duclosiana" = Jenneria duclosiana5
"Cypropterina (Cypraeotrivia) duclosiana" = Jenneria duclosiana5 Basterot 1825 Jenner's Cowry
Cypropterina (Cypraeotrivia) duclosiana duclosiana
 Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae
"Eocypraea (Apiocypraea) michaudiana" = Apiocypraea michaudiana5
"Eocypraea (Apiocypraea) michaudiana" = Apiocypraea michaudiana5 Grateloup 1847 snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Zouaria (Pseudozonaria) pseudoscarabaeus" = Fossacypraea eburnina5, Luria (Tessellata) pelouaensis n. sp.4, Trona leporina5, Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) aquitanica5, Lyncina magnifica4, "Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) tumida" = Lyncina tumida5, Lyncina imperialis n. sp.4, "Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) peyroti" = Lyncina peyroti5, "Zonarina brocchii" = Prozonarina brocchii5, Zonarina pinguis5, Cypraea boucheti n. sp.4, Loxacypraea orbignyana3
"Zouaria (Pseudozonaria) pseudoscarabaeus" = Fossacypraea eburnina5 Grateloup 1847 cowry
Luria (Tessellata) pelouaensis n. sp.4 Dolin and Lozouet 2004 cowry
Trona leporina5 Lamarck 1810 cowry
Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) aquitanica5 Schilder 1927 cowry
Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) amygdalina aquitanica
Lyncina magnifica4 Dolin and Lozouet 2004 cowry
"Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) tumida" = Lyncina tumida5 Grateloup 1834 cowry
Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) tumida tumida
Lyncina imperialis n. sp.4 Dolin and Lozouet 2004 cowry
Lyncina peyroti in Dolin 1998
"Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) peyroti" = Lyncina peyroti5 Schilder 1932 cowry
"Zonarina brocchii" = Prozonarina brocchii5 Deshayes 1844 cowry
Zonarina pinguis5 Grateloup 1846 cowry
Zonarina pinguis pinguis
Cypraea boucheti n. sp.4 Dolin and Lozouet 2004 cowry
Loxacypraea orbignyana3 Grateloup 1846 cowry
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
"Charonia (Sassia) benoisti" = Sassia5, "Charonia (Sassia) tritonea" = Sassia5, Aspa marginata5, "Argobuccinum (Ranella) minuteornatum" = Ranella5
"Charonia (Sassia) benoisti" = Sassia5 triton shell
"Charonia (Sassia) tritonea" = Sassia5 triton shell
Aspa marginata5 Gmelin 1791 triton shell
"Argobuccinum (Ranella) minuteornatum" = Ranella5 triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Personidae
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
Bursa (Bufonariella) pelouatensis5 Cossmann and Peyrot 1903 frog shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Cassis mamillaris5 Grateloup 1847 snail
"Semicassis (Echinophoria) rondeleti" = Echinophoria5 snail
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Campanilidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Terebralia subcorrugata5, "Potamides (Ptychopotamides) margaritaceus" = Mesohalina margaritaceus5
Terebralia subcorrugata5 d'Orbigny 1852 horn snail
Terebralia subcorrugata subinterrupta
"Potamides (Ptychopotamides) margaritaceus" = Mesohalina margaritaceus5 Brocchi 1814 horn snail
Potamides (Ptychopotamides) margaritaceus calcaratus
 Sorbeoconcha - Litiopidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella terebralis5 Lamarck 1799 turret shell
Turritella turris5 Basterot 1825 turret shell
"Turritella eryna" = Haustator eryna5 d'Orbigny 1852 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Dialidae
"Littorinopsis (Touzinia) prevostina" = Gibborissoa5
"Littorinopsis (Touzinia) prevostina" = Gibborissoa5 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Architectonica (Pseudotorinia) angustiforata" = Pseudotorinia5
"Architectonica (Pseudotorinia) angustiforata" = Pseudotorinia5 snail
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Aturiidae
Aturia aturi Basterot 1825 nautiloid
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp.2 Link 1807 stony coral
Porites collegniana2 Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Pavona sp.2 Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Pavona burdigalensis n. sp.2 Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea miocenica2 Osasco 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Astreopora densata n. sp.2 Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora raristella2 Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Turbinaria cyathiformis2 de Blainville 1830 stony coral
Paleoastroides subirregularis2 Osasco 1897 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Favites neglecta2 Michelotti 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Tarbellastraea reussiana2 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
var. echinulata
Tarbellastraea raulini2 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
Tarbellastraea ellisiana2 Defrance 1826 stony coral
Tarbellastraea aquitaniensis n. sp.2 Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Tarbellastraea cf. eggenburgensis2 Kühn 1925 stony coral
Tarbellastraea distans1 Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Aquitanastraea piveteaui2 Chevalier 1954 stony coral
"Palaeoplesiastraea desmoulinsi" = Solenastrea desmoulinsi2 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Aquitanophyllia grandistellae2 Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Syzygophyllia elongata2 Sismonda 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae
Heliastrea laticosta n. sp.2 Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Heliastrea solenastroides2 Chevalier 1954 stony coral
Heliastrea delicata2 Osasco 1897 stony coral
Heliastrea nerthensis2 Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Heliastrea pelouaensis2 Chevalier 1954 stony coral
Heliastrea saucatsensis2 Chevalier 1954 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
"Thegioastraea burdigalensis" = Diploastrea burdigalensis2, "Thegioastraea alternicosta n. sp." = Diploastrea alternicosta2, "Thegioastraea taurinensis" = Diploastrea taurinensis2, "Thegioastraea roasendai" = Diploastrea roasendai2, "Thegioastraea diversiformis" = Diploastrea diversiformis2, "Thegioastraea variabilis" = Diploastrea variabilis2
"Thegioastraea burdigalensis" = Diploastrea burdigalensis2 Chevalier 1961 stony coral
"Thegioastraea alternicosta n. sp." = Diploastrea alternicosta2 Chevalier 1961 stony coral
"Thegioastraea taurinensis" = Diploastrea taurinensis2 d'Achiardi 1868 stony coral
"Thegioastraea roasendai" = Diploastrea roasendai2 Michelotti 1871 stony coral
"Thegioastraea diversiformis" = Diploastrea diversiformis2 Michelin 1842 stony coral
"Thegioastraea variabilis" = Diploastrea variabilis2 Sismonda 1871 stony coral