Monte Bastia (Oligocene of Italy)

Also known as Reef 684

Where: Veneto, Italy (45.5° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 9.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Late Rupelian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified marl and lithified grainstone

• high species diversity community in more muddy substrates

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: F. R. Bosellini. 1988. Oligocene corals from Monte Bastia (Vicentin Lessini Mountains, N Italy). Atti e Memorie, Accademia Nazionale di Scienze Lettere e Arti Modena 5:111-157 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91899: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 23.10.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinacis rollei Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
"Goniopora minuta" = Porites minuta, "Goniopora nummulitica" = Porites nummulitica
"Goniopora minuta" = Porites minuta Reuss 1868 stony coral
"Goniopora nummulitica" = Porites nummulitica Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Pavona bronni Haime 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastrea inaequalis von Guembel 1861 stony coral
Montastrea irradians Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia palmata Catullo 1856 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Astreopora tecta Catullo 1856 stony coral
Astreopora meneghiniana d'Achiardi 1866 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora conferta Reuss 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Caulastrea pseudoflabellum Catullo 1852 stony coral
Caulastrea fusinieri Catullo 1847 stony coral
"Colpophyllia stellata" = Hydnophyllia stellata Catullo 1856 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Tarbellastraea ovalis von Guembel 1861 stony coral
Agathiphyllia gregaria Catullo 1852 stony coral
Antiguastrea lucasiana Defrance 1826 stony coral
Favia subdenticulata Catullo 1856 stony coral
"Cereiphyllia tenuis" = Cladocora tenuis Reuss 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Euphyllidae
Euphyllia crassiramosa Felix 1885 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agathiphylliidae
"Cricocyathus grumi" = Pattalophyllia grumi
"Cricocyathus grumi" = Pattalophyllia grumi Catullo 1852 stony coral