Twann (Cretaceous of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.1° N, 7.2° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° N, 16.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Valanginian (139.8 - 132.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

• no information given

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Koby. 1895. Monographie des Polypiers Crétacés de la Suisse [Monograph of cretaceous corals from Switzerland]. Mémoires de la société paléontologique Suisse 22:1-100 [W. Kiessling/A. Girndt]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 76921: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Antje Girndt on 10.12.2007, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling and Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina sp.2 Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
"Favia baumbergeri" = Latiastrea baumbergeri Koby 1897 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia excavata Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Pleurosmilia neocomiensis" = Peplosmilia stutzi
"Pleurosmilia neocomiensis" = Peplosmilia stutzi Koby 1895 stony coral
Astraeidae
  - Astraeidae
"Montlivaultia paucisepta" = Montlivaltia
"Montlivaultia paucisepta" = Montlivaltia