Saint-Ursanne (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Also known as Reef 528

Where: Switzerland (47.4° N, 7.2° E: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 16.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• Upper Argovian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. Beauvais. 1964. Etude stratigraphique et paleontologique des formations a madreporaires du Jurassique superieur du Jura et de l'est du Basin de Paris. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France 100:1-288 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93151: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.01.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina lobata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Stylina tubulifera Phillips 1829 stony coral
Cryptocoenia michelini Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Stylosmilia corallina Koby 1881 stony coral
"Dendrohelia coalescens" = Stylohelia coalescens Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Smilotrochiidae
Plesiosmilia compressa Koby 1880 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
"Microphyllia corrugata" = Comophyllia corrugata
"Microphyllia corrugata" = Comophyllia corrugata Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Dermosmilia sp. Koby 1884 stony coral
Dermosmilia simplex Koby 1889 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria gracilis M√ľnster 1826 stony coral
Thamnasteria coquandi Etallon 1864 stony coral
Thamnasteria dendroidea Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae
Acrosmilia conica Koby 1886 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Meandraraea gresslyi Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Kobyastraeidae
"Thamnasteria lomontiana" = Kobyastraea lomontiana
"Thamnasteria lomontiana" = Kobyastraea lomontiana Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
 Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
"Plesiosmilia excavata" = Axosmilia excavata
"Plesiosmilia excavata" = Axosmilia excavata Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Thecosmilia trichotoma" = Thecosmilia densa
"Thecosmilia trichotoma" = Thecosmilia densa Fromentel 1870 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Myriophyllia angustata d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Myriophyllia rastellina Michelin 1843 stony coral