Central Perseverancia (Cretaceous to of Cuba)

Where: Cuba (22.3° N, 80.8° W: paleocoordinates 19.7° N, 61.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. W. Wells. 1941. Upper Cretaceous corals from Cuba. Bulletins of American Paleontology 26:282-300 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 87606: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.03.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Goniopora reussiana Duncan 1865 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae
"Leptophyllia sanchezroigi n. sp." = Acrosmilia sanchezroigi, "? Haplaraea discrepans n. sp." = Acrosmilia conica
"Leptophyllia sanchezroigi n. sp." = Acrosmilia sanchezroigi Wells 1941 stony coral
"? Haplaraea discrepans n. sp." = Acrosmilia conica d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cyclolitidae
"Paracycloseris elizabethae" = Paracycloseris nariensis
"Paracycloseris elizabethae" = Paracycloseris nariensis Duncan 1880 stony coral
forma robustum, turbinatum and typicum
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastrea cubana n. sp. Wells 1941 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia dickersoni n. sp. Wells 1941 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Trochocyathus cf. mississippiensis" = Trochocyathus speciosus
"Trochocyathus cf. mississippiensis" = Trochocyathus speciosus Gabb and Horn 1860 stony coral