Chumbitaro, MP 17 (Cretaceous to of Mexico)

Where: Guerrero, Mexico (18.5° N, 100.7° W: paleocoordinates 17.4° N, 68.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Mal Paso Formation), Late/Upper Albian to Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified wackestone

• 1.2 m thick wackestone unit just below a zone with abundant echinoids

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: H. F. Filkorn and J. Pantoja-Alor. 2009. Cretaceous corals from the Huetamo region, Michoacan and Guerrero, southwestern Mexico. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geologia, Boletin 116:1-169 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89858: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.06.2009, edited by Mihaela Krause and Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Rhipidastraeidae
Rhipidastraea soukupi1 Eliasova 1991 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria tonantzinae n. sp. Filkorn and Pantoja-Alor 2009 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea guadalupae, "Actinastrea chumbitaroensis n. sp." = Actinastrea lacvivieri
Actinastrea guadalupae Roemer 1849 stony coral
"Actinastrea chumbitaroensis n. sp." = Actinastrea lacvivieri Alloiteau 1954 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Elasmophyllia tolmachoffana" = Phacellocoenia tolmachoffana
"Elasmophyllia tolmachoffana" = Phacellocoenia tolmachoffana Wells 1932 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diplocteniopsidae
Latiphyllia mexicana Filkorn and Pantoja-Alor 2009 stony coral
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Triploporellaceae