Andranonkira Plateau (Paleocene of Madagascar)

Where: Madagascar (22.6° S, 44.0° E: paleocoordinates 33.9° S, 36.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

• bed-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 86611: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 09.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
"Diplothecophyllia basseae" = Orbignygyra tenella
"Diplothecophyllia basseae" = Orbignygyra tenella Goldfuss 1826 stony coral