Olho de Agua, Loule; Sao Romao, Peral and Cabeca Beds (Jurassic to of Portugal)

Also known as Reef 3482

Where: Portugal (37.1° N, 8.0° W: paleocoordinates 31.3° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oxfordian to Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 150.8 Ma)

• probably including the Sao Romao Limestone, the upper Peral Beds and the Cabeca coral limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• fossil debris limestone in the lower part, marl-limestone alternation in the middle part and reefal limestone in the upper part

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: S. Rosendahl. 1985. Die oberjurassische Korallenfazies von Algarve (Südportugal) [The Upper Jurassic coral facies of Algarve (Southern Portugal)]. Arbeiten aus dem Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie an der Universität Stuttgart 82:1-125 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68590: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.01.2007

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pectinidae indet. Wilkes 1810 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Cerioporidae
? Ceriopora sp. Goldfuss 1826
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Pseudocoenia hexaphyllia" = Adelocoenia hexaphyllia d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia radisensis" = Adelocoenia radisensis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Enallhelia cf. elegans Münster 1829 stony coral
Stylina girodi Etallon 1864 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Heliocoenia orbignyi Roniewicz 1966 stony coral
Pseudocoenia suboctonis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Cyathophora cesaredensis Koby 1904 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Goniocora pumila Quenstedt 1852 stony coral
Goniocora socialis Roemer 1836 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Comophyllia polymorpha Koby 1906 stony coral
Fungiastraea arachnoides Parkinson 1808 stony coral
Microphyllia undans Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolena tuberosa Michelin 1843 stony coral
Microsolena ornata Koby 1887 stony coral
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
"Fungiastraea major" = Microsolena major Ferry 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis cervina Etallon 1860 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis flabellum de Blainville 1830 stony coral
"Calamophylliopsis stokesi" = Calamophylliopsis stockesi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinaraea minuta Roniewicz 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria moreana d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Synastraeidae
Synastrea subagaricites Becker 1875 stony coral
Synastrea dubia de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Meandraraea gresslyi Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Kobyastraeidae
Kobyastraea lomontiana Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Psammogyra choffati Koby 1880 stony coral
"Kologyra aldingeri" = Placogyra aldingeri Geyer 1955 stony coral
Acanthogyra columnaris Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Pruvostastraea labyrinthiformis Alloiteau 1957 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Donacosmilia corallina Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Amphiastrea basaltiformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Mitrodendron modicum Eliasova 1975 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
Axosmilia carrapateirensis Koby 1904 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea matheyi Koby 1885 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Diplocoenia lobata Etallon 1858 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia trichotoma Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Myriophyllia loulensis n. sp. Rosendahl 1985 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Stylocyathus coarctatus Quenstedt 1852 stony coral
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Milleporellidae
Astroporina orientalis Hudson 1960 demosponge
 Axinellida - Actinostromariidae
Actinostromaria tokadiensis Yabe and Sugiyama 1935 demosponge
 Axinellida -
 Tabulospongida - Parastromatoporidae
Ptychochaetetes cf. peroni Fischer 1970 demosponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Sphaerocoeliidae
? Barroisia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1882 calcareous sponge
 Calcaronea -
? Protosycon sp. calcareous sponge
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
? Peronidella sp., "Eusiphonella sp." = Pareudea, Eudea sp.
? Peronidella sp. Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge
"Eusiphonella sp." = Pareudea Etallon 1859 calcareous sponge
Eudea sp. Lamouroux 1821 calcareous sponge
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae