Monteviale (Oligocene of Italy)

Also known as Reef 684

Where: Veneto, Italy (45.6° N, 11.5° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 9.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Castelgomberto Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• marly limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. E. Reuss. 1868. Paläontologische Studien über die älteren Tertiärschichten der Alpen, 1: Die fossilen Anthozoen der Schichten von Castelgomberto [Paleontological studies about the older Tertiary beds in the Alps, 1: The fossil Anthozoa from the Castelcomberto Formation]. Denkschriften der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 28:129-184 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91647: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 12.10.2009, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

• corals only
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinacis rollei Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
"Dictyaraea elegans" = Goniopora elegans
"Dictyaraea elegans" = Goniopora elegans Leymerie 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
"Hydnophora venusta" = Pavona bronni
"Hydnophora venusta" = Pavona bronni Haime 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Dendracis nodosa n. sp., Dendracis seriata, "Dendracis haidingeri" = Acropora haidingeri
Dendracis nodosa n. sp. Reuss 1868 stony coral
Dendracis seriata Reuss 1868 stony coral
"Dendracis haidingeri" = Acropora haidingeri Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
"? Ulophyllia acutijuga" = Oulophyllia
"? Ulophyllia acutijuga" = Oulophyllia stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
""Epismilia" glabrata" = Indosmilia glabrata, "Solenastrea columnaris" = Tarbellastraea ovalis, ""Isastrea" affinis" = Antiguastrea lucasiana
""Epismilia" glabrata" = Indosmilia glabrata Reuss 1868 stony coral
"Solenastrea columnaris" = Tarbellastraea ovalis von Guembel 1861 stony coral
""Isastrea" affinis" = Antiguastrea lucasiana Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agathiphylliidae
"Cyathophyllia annulata n. sp." = Pattalophyllia grumi
"Cyathophyllia annulata n. sp." = Pattalophyllia grumi Catullo 1852 stony coral