Cape Vagia, bryozoan thickets, Rhodes (Pleistocene of Greece)

Also known as Reef 2728

Where: Greece (36.3° N, 28.2° E: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 28.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kolymbia Formation, Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• Gelasian according to presence of G. inflata in underlying Kritika Member.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• bryozoan thickets, up to 50 x 20 m in area

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. Spjeldnaes and P. Moissette. 1997. Celleporid (bryozoan) thickets from the Upper Pliocene of the island of Rhodes, Greece. In N. P. James, J. A. D. Clarke (eds.), Cool-Water carbonates 263-270 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 71243: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 23.04.2007, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
"Culicia parasitica" = Culicia parasita
"Culicia parasitica" = Culicia parasita Michelin 1847 stony coral
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Horneridae
Hornera frondiculata MacGillivray 1895
 Cyclostomata - Lichenoporidae
 Cyclostomata - Crisiidae
 Cyclostomata - Tubuliporidae
 Cyclostomata - Diaperoeciidae
 Cyclostomata - Plagioeciidae
 Cyclostomata - Terviidae
 Cyclostomata - Frondiporidae
 Cyclostomata - Stomatoporidae
Stomatopora granulata Milne-Edwards 1838
 Cyclostomatida - Annectocymidae
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Hippoporidridae
"Hippopodinella lata" = Odontoporella
"Hippopodinella lata" = Odontoporella
 Cheilostomata - Cellariidae
 Cheilostomata - Lacernidae
"Cribellopora latigastra" = Arthropoma latigastra
"Cribellopora latigastra" = Arthropoma latigastra David 1949
 Cheilostomata - Margarettidae
 Cheilostomata - Microporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Celleporidae
 Cheilostomata - Phidoloporidae
"Umbonula monoceros" = Rhynchozoon monoceros, Schizotheca fissa, "Buffonellodes incisa" = Schedocleidochasma incisa, "Sertella cellulosa" = Reteporella cellulosa
"Umbonula monoceros" = Rhynchozoon monoceros Reuss 1848
Schizotheca fissa Busk 1856
"Buffonellodes incisa" = Schedocleidochasma incisa Reuss 1874
"Sertella cellulosa" = Reteporella cellulosa Linnaeus 1767
 Cheilostomata - Spiroporinidae
 Cheilostomata - Smittinidae
Smittina canavarii Neviani 1900
"Porella cervicornis" = Smittina cervicornis Pallas 1766
Smittoidea reticulata MacGillivray 1842
 Cheilostomata - Hippoporinidae
 Cheilostomata - Chorizoporidae
 Cheilostomata - Microporidae
 Cheilostomata - Onychocellidae
 Cheilostomata - Lepraliellidae
Celleporaria palmata Michelin 1847
 Cheilostomata - Candidae
 Cheilostomata - Chaperiidae
Chaperia annulus Manzoni 1870
 Cheilostomata - Calloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Cribrilinidae
 Cheilostomata - Metrarabdotosidae
 Cheilostomata - Escharinidae
 Cheilostomata - Thalamoporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Adeonellidae
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Crania sp. Retzius 1781
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpulidae indet. Rafinesque 1835
Malacostraca
 Decapoda -
Decapoda indet. Latreille 1802 decapod
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Florideophyceae
 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
Corallinaceae indet. Lamouroux 1816