Lazariva (Jurassic of Madagascar)

Also known as Reef 463

Where: Toliara, Madagascar (23.7° S, 44.4° E: paleocoordinates 28.6° S, 18.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; 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 86491: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Pseudodiplocoenia lazarivensis n. gen. n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral