Dresden-Plauen, Saxony (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as Reef 2601

Where: Germany (51.0° N, 13.7° E: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 13.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Dölzschen Formation, Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• middle Upper Cenomanian, Calycoceras naviculare and Metoicoceras geslinianum zones, "Klippenfazies"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified conglomerate and lithified limestone

• Reworked corals, presumably from a reworked biostrome

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Löser. 1998. Die Korallen der sächsischen Oberkreide - eine Zwischenbilanz und Bemerkungen zu Korallenfaunen des Cenomans [Upper Cretaceous corals from Saxony (Germany) - interim results and notes on Cenomanian coral faunas]. Abhandlungen des Staatlichen Museums für Mineralogie und Geologie zu Dresden 43/44:173-187 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74193: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.07.2007

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Adelocoenia carantonensis Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Stylina grandis stony coral
Stylohelia granulata Boelsche 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Smilotrochiidae
Paramontlivaltia "sp. 1" Alloiteau 1951 stony coral
Paramontlivaltia "sp. 2" Alloiteau 1951 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
? Fungiastraea conferta Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Fungiastraea cf. cotteaui de Fromentel 1857 stony coral
Vallimeandra fromenteli Boelsche 1871 stony coral
Latiastrea sp. Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Microphyllia "sp. 1" d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
Microphyllia "sp. 2" d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
"Acrosmilia patellata" = Brachyphyllia patellata Michelin 1845 stony coral
"Neothecoseris circulus" = Brachyphyllia circulus Eliasova 1994 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Negoporitidae
"Goniopora michelini" = Negoporites michelini
"Goniopora michelini" = Negoporites michelini Reuss 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Stibastrea sp. Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria tenuissima Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea splendida Pocta 1887 stony coral
Synhelia gibbosa Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
Mesomorpha minima Löser 1989 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea cf. pseudominima Koby 1897 stony coral
Actinastrea ramosa Sowerby 1832 stony coral
"Actinastrea tourtiensis" = Stelidioseris tourtiensis Bölsche 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
Glenarea cf. poctai Eliasova 1991 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Peplosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
Dimorphocoenia sp. de Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Latohelia reptans" = Pleurocora reptans
"Latohelia reptans" = Pleurocora reptans Pocta 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heterocoeniidae
Confusaforma weyeri, "Pachycoenia clemens" = Heterocoenia
Confusaforma weyeri Löser 1987 stony coral
"Pachycoenia clemens" = Heterocoenia stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Colonicyathus geinitzi" = Microsmilia geinitzi
"Colonicyathus geinitzi" = Microsmilia geinitzi Bölsche 1871 stony coral
 Gorgonacea -
Moltkia foveolata Reuss 1846 gorgonian
 Coenothecalia - Helioporidae
Pseudopolytremacis spinoseptata Morycowa 1971 blue coral