Soyhieres (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Also known as Reef 1339

Where: Switzerland (47.4° N, 7.4° E: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 16.4° 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 93152: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.01.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina subramosa, "Plesiostylina etalloni" = Heliocoenia etalloni, Stylosmilia michelini, "Dendrohelia coalescens" = Stylohelia coalescens
Stylina subramosa Koby 1889 stony coral
"Plesiostylina etalloni" = Heliocoenia etalloni Koby 1881 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
"Dendrohelia coalescens" = Stylohelia coalescens Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Dermosmilia sp. Koby 1884 stony coral
Dermosmilia simplex Koby 1889 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 - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria nicoleti Koby 1887 stony coral
Thamnasteria gracilis M√ľnster 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Aplosmilia spinosa stony coral
Aplosmilia rugosa Koby 1880 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Thecosmilia trichotoma" = Thecosmilia densa Fromentel 1870 stony coral
Isastrea fromenteli Koby 1885 stony coral
Isastrea tenuisepta Koby 1885 stony coral
Isastrea greppini Koby 1885 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Myriophyllia angustata d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Myriophyllia rastellina Michelin 1843 stony coral