Browns Town area, St. Ann parish [Browns Town Lmst, Moneague Fm] (Oligocene of Jamaica)

Also known as Reef 2870

Where: Jamaica (18.4° N, 77.4° W: paleocoordinates 17.3° N, 76.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Brown's Town Limestone Member (Moneague Formation), Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• TEXT: lower part of the Moneague Formation that have previously been mapped as part of the Browns Town Formation. AGE: Oligocene, according to Stevens (2004); placed by enterer in Early Oligocene on the basis of stratigraphic position.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 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 69724: 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 anguillensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Porites waylandi Foster 1986 stony coral
Porites portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Porites chipolanum Weisbord 1971 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
"Trochoseris meinzeri" = Trochoseris aperta Duncan 1864 stony coral
Pavona "sp. A" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Leptoseris "sp. C" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Leptoseris portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Pironastrea antiguensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Siderastrea conferta Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Montastrea "sp. B"" = Montastraea, Montastrea cylindrica, "Montastrea canalis" = Montastraea endothecata, Montastrea endothecata
"Montastrea "sp. B"" = Montastraea Blainville 1830 stony coral
Montastrea cylindrica Duncan 1863 stony coral
"Montastrea canalis" = Montastraea endothecata Duncan 1863 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
Stylocoeniella "sp. A" Yabe and Sugiyama 1935 stony coral
Stephanocoenia "sp. B" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora "sp. B" Oken 1815 stony coral
Acropora "sp. C" Oken 1815 stony coral
Acropora saludensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Acropora panamensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Astreopora antiguensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora "sp. G" Schweigger 1819 stony coral
Stylophora cambridgensis Wells 1934 stony coral
Stylophora imperatoris Vaughan 1919 stony coral
"Stylophora minor" = Stylophora minor Duncan 1863 stony coral
"Stylophora ? goethalsi" = 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 - Pectiniidae
Fungophyllia "sp. A" Gerth 1923 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Leptoria spenceri Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Caulastrea portoricensis Coryell 1929 stony coral
Hydnophora variabilis Duncan 1873 stony coral
Trachyphyllia "sp. A" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Colpophyllia duncani Wells 1935 stony coral
Colpophyllia willoughbiensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Agathiphyllia hilli Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Agathiphyllia tenuis Duncan 1863 stony coral
Antiguastrea prava Budd et al. 1992 stony coral
Antiguastrea cellulosa Duncan 1863 stony coral
Solenastrea bournoni Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Diploria portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Galaxea excelsa Weisbord 1973 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