Neuvelle-les-Champlitte (Jurassic of France)

Also known as Reef 4020

Where: Franche-Comte, France (47.6° N, 5.6° E: paleocoordinates 38.5° N, 14.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• Argovian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• Donacosmilia bioherm (2 m thick and 10 m in diameter), 3 smaller bioherms (30-60 cm thick and 1-2 m in diameter) and flanking marly limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. Beauvais. 1964. Etude stratigraphique et paleontologique des formations a madreporaires du Jurassique superieur du Jura et de l'est du Basin de Paris. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France 100:1-288 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 87801: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 25.03.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Adelocoenia dendroidea de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Stylina cf. bullata stony coral
Stylina constricta Fromentel 1864 stony coral
Stylina tubulifera Phillips 1829 stony coral
Stylina subramosa Koby 1889 stony coral
Cryptocoenia cartieri Koby 1881 stony coral
Cryptocoenia globula n. sp. Beauvais 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolena sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis flabellum de Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Morphastrea haimei de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Andemantastraeidae
Trigerastraeopsis ecuellensis n. gen. n. sp. Beauvais 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Astraraea sp. Felix 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Aplosmilia distans de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Aplosmilia elegans de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Donacosmilia corallina Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Pleurostylina corallina de Fromentel 1856 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Diplocoenia sanctimihieli Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Thecosmilia cf. trichotoma" = Thecosmilia densa Fromentel 1870 stony coral
Thecosmilia furcata Koby 1884 stony coral
Clausastrea costata de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Clausastrea dubia de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Clausastrea parva Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral
Clausastrea edwardsi de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Myriophyllia rastellina Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
Columnocoenia lifolensis Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Palaeomussa minor de Fromentel 1861 stony coral