Martillac, Breyra Valley, Gironde (Miocene of France)

Also known as Reef 3574

Where: France (44.4° N, 0.5° W: paleocoordinates 44.3° N, 2.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• small reef

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1961. Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean]. Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93:1-562 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 70242: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.03.2007, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris cor1 Lamarck 1805 clam
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria phalenacea1 pearl oyster
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Callista erycinoides" = Cytherea erycinoides1
"Callista erycinoides" = Cytherea erycinoides1 Lamarck 1806 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Vasidae
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
"Melongena cornuta" = Galeodes cornutus1
"Melongena cornuta" = Galeodes cornutus1 Agassiz 1843 snail
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Euthriofusus burdigalensis1 Defrance 1820 snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Ficus condita1 Brongniart 1823 fig shell
Ficopsis burdigalensis1 Sowerby 1824 fig shell
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Protoma cathedralis1 Brongniart 1856 turret shell
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
"Paroxystele burdigalensis" = Diloma (Paroxystele)1, Calliostoma audebardi1
"Paroxystele burdigalensis" = Diloma (Paroxystele)1 top snail
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias acutissima1 Agassiz 1843 sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Galeocerdo aduncus1 Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Mammalia
 Odontoceti - Squalodontidae
Squalodon sp.1 Grateloup 1840 toothed whale
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites maigensis Kühn 1925 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Turbinaria cyathiformis de Blainville 1830 stony coral
var. planiformis
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Culicia parasita2 Michelin 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Favites neugeboreni Reuss 1871 stony coral
var. burdigalensis
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Tarbellastraea ellisiana Defrance 1826 stony coral
Miogypsina
  - Miogypsinidae