Ambatry (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Toliara, Madagascar (23.8° S, 44.4° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° S, 35.9° 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 86518: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Synastraeidae
"Synastrea subflabellata" = Synastrea geometrica
"Synastrea subflabellata" = Synastrea geometrica Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Andemantastraea ambatryensis" = Stiboriopsis jamaicaensis
"Andemantastraea ambatryensis" = Stiboriopsis jamaicaensis Vaughan 1899 stony coral