Vibo Valentia, Calabria (Miocene to of Italy)

Also known as Reef 3113

Where: Italy (38.7° N, 16.1° E: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 15.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian to Tortonian (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 5-6 m of reefal limestone

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 70494: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 26.03.2007

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Echinoidea
 Clypeasteroida - Clypeasteridae
Clypeaster sp. Lamarck 1801 sand dollar
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Porites calabricae Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Tarbellastraea reussiana" = Tarbellastraea reussiana, "Tarbellastraea prevostiana" = Tarbellastraea reussiana, Solenastrea sp.
"Tarbellastraea reussiana" = Tarbellastraea reussiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
"Tarbellastraea prevostiana" = Tarbellastraea reussiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
Solenastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae
Heliastrea sp. Milne Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
Lithothamnion sp. Heydrich 1897