Guadalupe River Ranch biostrome (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Reef 2698

Where: Kendall County, Texas (29.9° N, 98.7° W: paleocoordinates 27.8° N, 57.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Glen Rose Formation, Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 109.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• biostromes, 0.8-2.2 m thick

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. W. Scott, A. M. Molineux, H. Löser and E. A. Mancini. 2007. Lower Albian sequence stratigraphy and coral buildups: Glen Rose Formation, Texas, U.S.A. In R. W. Scott (ed.), Cretaceous rudists and carbonate platforms: environmental feedback, SEPM Special Publication 87:181-191 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84749: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 10.11.2008

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Chondrodontidae
Chondrodontidae indet. Freneix 1959 scallop
 Hippuritida - Caprinuloideidae
 Hippuritida - Monopleuridae
Monopleuridae indet. Munier-Chalmas 1873 rudist
 Hippuritida - Requieniidae
Requieniidae indet. Douvillé 1914 rudist
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
Mesomorpha excavata d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Helioporacea -