Alkhashenda, Ribisa, Valkhokh (Jurassic to of Georgia)

Also known as Reef 3999

Where: South Ossetia, Georgia (42.5° N, 43.8° E: paleocoordinates 0.5° S, 47.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-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

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 90002: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 26.06.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Enallhelia elegans M√ľnster 1829 stony coral
Stylina sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Cryptocoenia aff. delemontana Koby 1889 stony coral
Cyathophora claudiensis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Cyathophora bourgueti Defrance 1826 stony coral
Stylosmilia suevica Becker 1875 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea tenuistriata Koby 1904 stony coral
Ovalastrea caryophylloides Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Ovalastrea michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Dimorpharaea aff. globularis Koby 1904 stony coral
Comoseris aff. eichwaldi Solomko 1888 stony coral
Dermoseris schardti Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis sp. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis flabellum de Blainville 1830 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis compacta Koby 1884 stony coral
"Calamophylliopsis stokesi" = Calamophylliopsis stockesi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis etalloni Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae
"Calamophylliopsis disputabilis" = Calamoseris disputabilis, "Thamnasteria cf. prolifera" = Gyrodendron proliferum
"Calamophylliopsis disputabilis" = Calamoseris disputabilis Becker 1875 stony coral
"Thamnasteria cf. prolifera" = Gyrodendron proliferum Becker 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Thamnoseris amedei" = Meandrophyllia amedei
"Thamnoseris amedei" = Meandrophyllia amedei Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Solenocoeniidae
"Stylina sexradiata" = Solenocoenia sexradiata, "Stylina semiradiata" = Solenocoenia semiradiata
"Stylina sexradiata" = Solenocoenia sexradiata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
"Stylina semiradiata" = Solenocoenia semiradiata Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Cymosmilia alchaschendaensis n. sp. Bendukidze 1982 stony coral
Rhipidogyra cf. elegans Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placophylliidae
"Stylosmilia rugosa" = Placophyllia rugosa
"Stylosmilia rugosa" = Placophyllia rugosa Becker 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Cladophyllia ramea Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Diplocoenia coespitosa Etallon 1862 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia trichotoma Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Thecosmilia longimana Quenstedt 1881 stony coral
Latiphyllia suevica Quenstedt 1858 stony coral