Cuevitas, Antofagasta (Jurassic of Chile)

Where: Chile (23.6° S, 70.1° W: paleocoordinates 29.6° S, 32.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hettangian (201.3 - 199.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Prinz. 1991. Mesozoische Korallen aus Nordchile. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 216:147-209 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58539: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 13.02.2006, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Volzeiidae
Alakiria spheroidea Cuif 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Retiophyllia clathrata Emmrich 1853 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea plana Duncan 1867 stony coral
Actinastrea gibbosa Duncan 1867 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
? Thecosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
? Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Phacelostylophyllum rugosum Laube 1865 stony coral
? Pinacophyllum parallelum Frech 1890 stony coral