Andrafiavelo (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (17.8° S, 44.2° E: paleocoordinates 34.8° S, 35.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 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 86609: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 09.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Columastreidae
Columastrea dubia n. sp. Alloiteau 1958 stony coral