Analavelona (Cretaceous to of Madagascar)

Where: Toliara, Madagascar (22.8° S, 44.2° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° S, 35.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 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 86519: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Stephanophyllia lanquinei Alloiteau 1936 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
"Ceratopsammia besairiei n. gen. n. sp." = Balanophyllia besairiei
"Ceratopsammia besairiei n. gen. n. sp." = Balanophyllia besairiei Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Stephanosmilia madagascariensis n. sp., "Smilotrochus jacobi" = Smilotrochus milneri, "Discosmilia analavelonensis n. gen. n. sp." = Deltocyathus complanatus
Stephanosmilia madagascariensis n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
"Smilotrochus jacobi" = Smilotrochus milneri Gregory 1898 stony coral
"Discosmilia analavelonensis n. gen. n. sp." = Deltocyathus complanatus Squires 1958 stony coral