Antonibé (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (15.1° S, 47.4° E: paleocoordinates 29.3° S, 39.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

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 86511: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 05.02.2009, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
"Eupsammia collignoni" = Balanophyllia caulifera, "Eupsammia narindensis" = Balanophyllia caulifera
"Eupsammia collignoni" = Balanophyllia caulifera Conrad 1847 stony coral
"Eupsammia narindensis" = Balanophyllia caulifera Conrad 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"? Caryophyllia antonibensis" = Caryophyllia konincki, Leptocyathus hexacristatus, "? Dungulia milneri" = Smilotrochus milneri, "Smilotrochus jacobi" = Smilotrochus milneri, "Cyrtocyathus collignoni n. gen. n. sp." = Trochocyathus lakii, "Asterosmilia sakalavensis" = Trochocyathus mitratus, "Protrochocyathus cupuliformis" = Trochocyathus, "Paratrochocyathus besairiei" = Trochocyathus, Trochocyathus antsiranensis, "Paratrochocyathus epicharis" = Trochocyathus speciosus
"? Caryophyllia antonibensis" = Caryophyllia konincki Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Leptocyathus hexacristatus Alloiteau 1936 stony coral
"? Dungulia milneri" = Smilotrochus milneri Gregory 1898 stony coral
"Smilotrochus jacobi" = Smilotrochus milneri Gregory 1898 stony coral
"Cyrtocyathus collignoni n. gen. n. sp." = Trochocyathus lakii Duncan 1880 stony coral
"Asterosmilia sakalavensis" = Trochocyathus mitratus Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
"Protrochocyathus cupuliformis" = Trochocyathus stony coral
"Paratrochocyathus besairiei" = Trochocyathus stony coral
Trochocyathus antsiranensis Collignon 1931 stony coral
var. regularis
"Paratrochocyathus epicharis" = Trochocyathus speciosus Gabb and Horn 1860 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Guyniidae
"Sakalavicyathus collignoni" = Palaeopsammia collignoni, "Palaeopsammia zitteli" = Palaeopsammia zitteli, "Palaeopsammia multiformis" = Palaeopsammia zitteli, "Paratrochocyathus jasmundi" = Palaeopsammia zitteli
"Sakalavicyathus collignoni" = Palaeopsammia collignoni Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
"Palaeopsammia zitteli" = Palaeopsammia zitteli Vaughan 1900 stony coral
"Palaeopsammia multiformis" = Palaeopsammia zitteli Vaughan 1900 stony coral
"Paratrochocyathus jasmundi" = Palaeopsammia zitteli Vaughan 1900 stony coral