Dubino, Berbera area (Oligocene of Somalia)

Also known as Reef 2130

Where: Somalia (10.2° N, 45.0° E: paleocoordinates 7.9° N, 40.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. H. Latham. 1929. Jurassic and Kainozoic corals from Somaliland. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 56:273-290 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 71062: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.04.2007, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites farquharsoni n. sp. stony coral
Porites multilamellata Gregory 1925 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Orbicella irradians" = Montastrea irradians
"Orbicella irradians" = Montastrea irradians Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora conferta Reuss 1868 stony coral
Stylophora africana n. sp. Latham 1929 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Favia somaliensis Gregory 1900 stony coral
Favia africana n. sp. Latham 1929 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Circophyllia farquharsoni n. sp. Latham 1929 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Columastreidae
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae
"Orbicella farquharsoni n. sp." = Heliastrea farquharsoni
"Orbicella farquharsoni n. sp." = Heliastrea farquharsoni Latham 1929 stony coral