Ampandrabé (Jurassic of Madagascar)

Where: Toliara, Madagascar (20.4° S, 45.1° E: paleocoordinates 26.2° S, 20.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 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 86495: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
? Adelocoenia sp. d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
Plesiostylina hourcqi n. gen. n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Aggomorphastraea barrabei Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
Microphyllia cf. davidsoni Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Andemantastraeidae
"Isastrea aff. irregularis" = Trigerastraea irregularis
"Isastrea aff. irregularis" = Trigerastraea irregularis Koby 1906 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea parvistella n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral