Bolshoy Zelenchuk River, Ispravnaya, N Caucasus (Jurassic to of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 3997

Where: Karachayevo-Cherkesiya, Russian Federation (44.1° N, 41.6° E: paleocoordinates 38.2° N, 47.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oxfordian to Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 152.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• sandy limestones in the lower part, massive reefal limestones in the upper part (bioherm 12 m thick)

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. S. Bendukidze. 1982. Pozdneyurskiye korally rifogennykh otlozheniy Kavkaza i Kryma [Upper Jurassic corals from the reef deposits of the Caucasus and Crimea]. Akademiya Nauk Gruzinskoy SSR, Geologicheskiy Institut imeni A I Dzhanelidze, Trudy 74:1-166 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89995: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 25.06.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Stylina excelsa" = Adelocoenia excelsa Etallon 1858 stony coral
"Cryptocoenia radisensis" = Adelocoenia radisensis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
"Cryptocoenia limbata" = Pseudocoenia limbata Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
Cryptocoenia octonaria d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Cryptocoenia castellum Michelin 1843 stony coral
Cyathophora thurmanni Koby 1881 stony coral
Stylosmilia suevica Becker 1875 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Goniocora pumila Quenstedt 1852 stony coral
Proaplophyllia roniewiczae n. sp. Bendukidze 1982 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea caryophylloides Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Dimorphastrea dubia Fromentel 1861 stony coral
"Latiastraea variabilis" = Latiastrea variabilis Etallon 1858 stony coral
Microphyllia macropora d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Polyphylloseris sp. Fromentel 1857 stony coral
Dimorpharaea aequiseptalis Bendukidze 1949 stony coral
Dimorpharaea koechlini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1860 stony coral
Dimorpharaea lineata Eichwald 1865 stony coral
Dimorpharaea aff. globularis Koby 1904 stony coral
Comoseris baltovensis Roniewicz 1966 stony coral
Microsolena sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Microsolena fromenteli Koby 1887 stony coral
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Microsolena thurmanni Koby 1887 stony coral
Microsolena stellata Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis etalloni Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinaraea granulata M√ľnster 1829 stony coral
Actinaraea robusta Roniewicz 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria sp. LeSauvage 1823 stony coral
Thamnasteria concinnaformis Bendukidze 1982 stony coral
Thamnasteria concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Actinaraeopsis araneola" = Camptodocis araneola, "Actinaraeopsis exilis" = Camptodocis exilis, "Thamnoseris amedei" = Meandrophyllia amedei
"Actinaraeopsis araneola" = Camptodocis araneola Roniewicz 1968 stony coral
"Actinaraeopsis exilis" = Camptodocis exilis Roniewicz 1968 stony coral
"Thamnoseris amedei" = Meandrophyllia amedei Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placophylliidae
"Stylosmilia rugosa" = Placophyllia rugosa
"Stylosmilia rugosa" = Placophyllia rugosa Becker 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Lochmaeosmilia trapeziformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
Cladophyllia ramea Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
"Etallonia minima" = Etallonasteria minima
"Etallonia minima" = Etallonasteria minima Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Complexastrea lobata" = Complexastrea seriata, Isastrea crassa
"Complexastrea lobata" = Complexastrea seriata Turnsek 1972 stony coral
Isastrea crassa Goldfuss 1826 stony coral