Saint Avit, Douze Valley, Landes (Miocene of France)

Where: France (43.9° N, 0.4° W: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 2.6° 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: shallow subtidal; lithified marl

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 70310: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.03.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites collegniana Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora exarata Michelotti 1838 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Pocillopora madreporacea Lamarck 1816 stony coral