Akh-Ag Mountains, Abkhaziya (Jurassic of Georgia)

Where: Georgia (43.5° N, 40.3° E: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 48.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• conglomerates with reefal limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: Z. M. Lebanidze. 1991. Pozdneyurskiye korally Zapadnoy Gruzii (Abkhaziya) [Upper Jurassic corals of western Georgia (Abkhaziya)]. Trudy Akademiya Nauk Gruzii, Geologicheskiy Institut Imeni A. I. Dzanelidze 105:1-64 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85908: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.01.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Rhipidogyra flabellum Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris minima Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Comoseris interrupta Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Heliocoenia kakhadzei n. sp. Lebanidze 1991 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea crassa Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
"Calamophylliopsis stokesi" = Calamophylliopsis stockesi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis cervina Etallon 1860 stony coral