Manchester Plateau, Manchester parish [Newport Lmst, Moneague Fm] (Miocene of Jamaica)

Also known as Reef 2869

Where: Jamaica (18.0° N, 77.4° W: paleocoordinates 17.7° N, 76.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Amphistorites matleyi foram zone, Newport Limestone Member (Moneague Formation), Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• TEXT: Latest Oligocene; that part of the Moneague Formation that have previously been mapped as part of the Early Miocene Newport Formation. AGE: Early Miocene, according to Stevens (2004) on the basis of foraminiferal biostratigraphy.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• scattered coral rudstones, floatstones and framestones; biostromes or patch-reefs

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: T. A. Stemann. 2003. Reef corals of the White Limestone Group of Jamaica. Cainozoic Research 3(1-2):83-107 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69725: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 05.03.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Hydrozoa
 Milleporina -
Millepora sp. fire coral
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinacis barretti Wells 1934 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Alveopora "sp. A" Blainville 1830 stony coral
Alveopora tampae Weisbord 1973 stony coral
Porites baracoaensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Porites trinitatis Vaughan and Hoffmeister 1926 stony coral
Porites macdonaldi Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Porites waylandi Foster 1986 stony coral
Porites portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Porites chipolanum Weisbord 1971 stony coral
Goniopora panamensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Goniopora imperatoris Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Gardineroseris "sp. A" Scheer and Pillai 1974 stony coral
Leptoseris "sp. C" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Leptoseris "sp. D" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Leptoseris anguillensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Leptoseris walli Vaughan 1926 stony coral
Leptoseris portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Pironastrea antiguensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Siderastrea "sp. A" Blainville 1830 stony coral
Siderastrea "sp. B" Blainville 1830 stony coral
Siderastrea conferta Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Montastrea "sp. A"" = Montastraea, "Montastrea "sp. B"" = Montastraea, Montastrea cylindrica, "Montastrea canalis" = Montastraea endothecata, Montastrea trinitatis, Montastrea endothecata
"Montastrea "sp. A"" = Montastraea Blainville 1830 stony coral
"Montastrea "sp. B"" = Montastraea Blainville 1830 stony coral
Montastrea cylindrica Duncan 1863 stony coral
"Montastrea canalis" = Montastraea endothecata Duncan 1863 stony coral
Montastrea trinitatis Vaughan 1926 stony coral
Montastrea endothecata Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia incrustans Duncan 1863 stony coral
Astrocoenia portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Stylocoenia "sp. A" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Stephanocoenia "sp. A" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Stephanocoenia "sp. B" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora saludensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Acropora panamensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora cambridgensis Wells 1934 stony coral
Stylophora affinis Duncan 1863 stony coral
Stylophora willoughbyi Wells 1945 stony coral
Stylophora minor Duncan 1863 stony coral
Stylophora undata Weisbord 1971 stony coral
Seriatopora "sp. A" Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Pocillopora arnoldi Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
"Hexastraea "sp. A"" = Septastrea
"Hexastraea "sp. A"" = Septastrea d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
[entered as Hexastrea sp. A]
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Leptoria spenceri Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Caulastrea "sp. A" Dana 1846 stony coral
Caulastrea portoricensis Coryell 1929 stony coral
Goniastrea "sp. A" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Goniastrea "sp. B" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Hydnophora "sp. A" Fischer de Waldheim 1807 stony coral
Favites polygonalis Duncan 1863 stony coral
Favites mexicana Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Trachyphyllia "sp. A" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Antillia hadleyi Wells 1934 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Colpophyllia duncani Wells 1935 stony coral
Colpophyllia willoughbiensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Agathiphyllia "sp. A" Reuss 1864 stony coral
Agathiphyllia hilli Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Antiguastrea cellulosa Duncan 1863 stony coral
Solenastrea bournoni Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Diploria portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Mussa "sp. A" Oken 1815 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Oculina "sp. A" Gray 1847 stony coral
Oculina "sp. B" Gray 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
Diploastrea "sp. A" Matthai 1914 stony coral
Diploastrea crassolamellata Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Coenothecalia - Helioporidae
Parapolytremacis "sp. A" Alloiteau 1957 blue coral