Soaravikely (Jurassic to of Madagascar)

Where: Toliara, Madagascar (20.3° S, 45.4° E: paleocoordinates 26.5° S, 21.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Bathonian to Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J. Alloiteau. 1958. Monographie des madreporaires fossiles de Madagascar [Monograph of fossil corals from Madagascar]. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 25:1-218 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 86481: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 03.02.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina hourcqi n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
Cryptocoenia luciensis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Astraeofungia soaravikelyensis n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
Microphyllia madagascariensis Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
var. procera
 Scleractinia - Andemantastraeidae
Ovalastraeopsis soaravikelyensis n. gen. n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Keriophyllia hourcqi n. gen. n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
Keriophyllia fischeri de Fromentel 1873 stony coral
var. superficialis
Bathmosmilia hourcqi n. gen. n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia aff. caryophyllata Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Montlivaltia cottreaui Collignon 1932 stony coral
Montlivaltia hourcqi n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
Montlivaltia induta n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
Montlivaltia soaravikelyensis n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Pseudisastraea parva n. gen. stony coral
 Scleractinia - Ellipsosmiliidae
Macgeopsis grandidieri de Fromentel 1873 stony coral
Macgeopsis turbinata n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
Macgeopsis complanata n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral