Tsianaloka-Mongobory (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (18.6° S, 44.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.4° S, 32.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified marl

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 86498: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Cryptocoenia sp. d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea polygonalis n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Dimorphastraeopsis patellaris n. gen. Stoliczka 1873 stony coral