Lariey, Saucats Valley, Gironde (Miocene of France)

Also known as Reef 3573

Where: France (44.7° N, 0.6° W: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 2.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• Upper Aquitanian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone and lithified siliciclastic

• transgressive shallow sub-reef facies in bioclastic coastal deposits

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 70244: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.03.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites maigensis Kühn 1925 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora cf. lavandulina Michelin 1840 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora raristella Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Favites neugeboreni Reuss 1871 stony coral
var. burdigalensis
Favites neglecta Michelotti 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Tarbellastraea ellisiana Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
"Thegioastraea diversiformis" = Diploastrea diversiformis
"Thegioastraea diversiformis" = Diploastrea diversiformis Michelin 1842 stony coral