S'Aresteta, Mallorca (Oligocene of Spain)

Also known as Reef 4016

Where: Spain (39.5° N, 2.9° E: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 1.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Son Sastre Sandstones and Lutites Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• Lower Rupelian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: intrashelf or intraplatform reef; lithified limestone

• coral patches and small patch-reefs probably in a lagoonal environment

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Alvarez, P. Busquets, M. Vilaplana and E. Ramos-Guerrero. 1989. Fauna coralina paleogena de las Islas Baleares (Mallorca y Cabrera), Espana [Paleogene coral fauna from the Baleares Islands (Mallorca and Cabrera), Spain]. Batalleria 3:61-68 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 92084: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.10.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Goniopora ameliana Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderofungia bella Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora ramosi Alvarez et al. 1989 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Cereiphyllia tenuis" = Cladocora tenuis
"Cereiphyllia tenuis" = Cladocora tenuis Reuss 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Nicaeotrochus cyclolitoides Bellardi 1847 stony coral