Lapinthas Mountain (Oligocene of Greece)

Where: Greece (37.6° N, 21.7° E: paleocoordinates 34.4° N, 19.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• limestone breccia

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: A. Marcopoulou-Diacantoni, J. Fountoulis, and E. Lekkas. 1996. Presence de coraux Oligocene (Rupelien) dans le Peloponnese central-occidental (Grece), signification paleoecologique et paleobiogeographique [The occurrence of Oligocene (Rupelian) corals in west-central Peloponnesus (Greece), paleoecological and paleobiogeographic significance]. Geologie Mediterraneenne 23(1):11-25 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85001: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.11.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites minuta Reuss 1868 stony coral
Porites nummulitica Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia palmata Catullo 1856 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Antiguastrea lucasiana Defrance 1826 stony coral
Favia subdenticulata Catullo 1856 stony coral