Perte du Rhône (Cretaceous of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (46.4° N, 6.1° E: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 15.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• group of beds-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 76998: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Antje Girndt on 14.12.2007, edited by Uta Merkel and Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Convexastrea desori" = Adelocoenia desori Koby 1895 stony coral
Stylina favrei Koby 1895 stony coral
Stylina micropora Koby 1895 stony coral
Stylina pachystylina Koby 1895 stony coral
Heliocoenia picteti Koby 1895 stony coral
"Stylohelia jaccardi" = Psammohelia jaccardi Koby 1895 stony coral
"Convexastrea dubia" = Cryptocoenia dubia Koby 1895 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
"Latimaeandra picteti" = Latomeandra stony coral
Dimorphastrea petalophyes3 Felix 1891 stony coral
Dimorphastrea bellula d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Ellipsocoenia sp.2 d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
"Favia lorioli" = Ellipsocoenia lorioli Koby 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Polyphylloseris convexa d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Microsolena guttata Koby 1897 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cunnolitidae
"Cyclolites aptiensis" = Cunnolites
"Cyclolites aptiensis" = Cunnolites stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
"Calamophyllia compressa" = Calamophylliopsis compressa
"Calamophyllia compressa" = Calamophylliopsis compressa d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
 Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae
Calamophyllia corymbosa stony coral
questionable assignment
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
"Thamnastraea maeandra" = Thamnasteria maeandra, "Thamnastraea duparci" = Thamnasteria, "Thamnastraea schmidti" = Thamnasteria, "Thamnastraea dupasquieri" = Thamnasteria, "Thamnastraea favrei" = Thamnasteria, "Thamnastraea urgonensis" = Thamnasteria, "Astrocoenia triboleti" = Stereocaenia triboleti
"Thamnastraea maeandra" = Thamnasteria maeandra Koby 1898 stony coral
"Thamnastraea duparci" = Thamnasteria stony coral
"Thamnastraea schmidti" = Thamnasteria stony coral
"Thamnastraea dupasquieri" = Thamnasteria stony coral
"Thamnastraea favrei" = Thamnasteria stony coral
"Thamnastraea urgonensis" = Thamnasteria stony coral
"Astrocoenia triboleti" = Stereocaenia triboleti Koby 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cyclolitidae
"Thecocyathus radiatus" = Paracycloseris radiatus
"Thecocyathus radiatus" = Paracycloseris radiatus Koby 1895 stony coral
emended, Koby stated Thecocyatus
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Latimaeandra lorioli" = Meandraraea lorioli
"Latimaeandra lorioli" = Meandraraea lorioli Koby 1897 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
"Pleurosmilia renevieri" = Axosmilia renevieri
"Pleurosmilia renevieri" = Axosmilia renevieri Koby 1895 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Phyllocoenia picteti" = Montastraea
"Phyllocoenia picteti" = Montastraea stony coral
questionable assignment
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Holocoenia jaccardi, "Astrocoenia urgonensis" = Actinastrea urgonensis, "Astrocoenia pseudominima" = Actinastrea pseudominima, "Astrocoenia minima" = Stelidioseris minima
Holocoenia jaccardi Koby 1897 stony coral
"Astrocoenia urgonensis" = Actinastrea urgonensis Koby 1896 stony coral
"Astrocoenia pseudominima" = Actinastrea pseudominima Koby 1897 stony coral
"Astrocoenia minima" = Stelidioseris minima Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia subornata stony coral
upper Aptian
Astrocoenia excavata Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Diplocoenia picteti Koby 1895 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Placosmilia urgoniensis Koby 1895 stony coral
Isastrea geometrica stony coral
questionable assignment
Isastrea neocomiensis1 de Fromentel 1857 stony coral
"Latimaeandra kaufmanni" = Dimorphocoenia kaufmanni Koby 1897 stony coral
"Dimorphastrea crassisepta" = Dimorphocoenia crassisepta d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Hydnophora crassa" = Eohydnophora crassa Fromentel 1862 stony coral
"Hydnophora picteti" = Eohydnophora picteti Koby 1897 stony coral
Favia turbinata Fromentel 1857 stony coral
Eugyra digitata Koby 1896 stony coral
Eugyra pusilla Koby 1895 stony coral
Eugyra neocomiensis Fromentel 1857 stony coral
Eugyra cotteaui Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Parasmilia aptiensis Pictet and Renevier 1858 stony coral
Platycyathus orbignyi Fromentel 1862 stony coral
 Helioporacea -