La Caquerelle, Upper Argovian (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Also known as Reef 528

Where: Switzerland (47.4° N, 7.2° E: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 16.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• Upper Argovian, Discothomosphinctes warte zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: L. Beauvais. 1963. Sur quelques genres de Madreporaires peu connus de l'Argovien superieur Suisse [About some little known Upper Argovian coral genera from Switzerland]. Bulletin de la Societe Geologique de France 5(1):147-153 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85959: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 22.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Rhipidogyra flabellum2 Michelin 1843 stony coral
Rhipidogyra percrassa2 Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Comophyllia turbiformis n. sp.2 Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Microphyllia curtata2 Etallon 1862 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolena fromenteli2 Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cladophylliidae
"Schizosmiliopsis corallina n. gen." = Cladophyllia corallina
"Schizosmiliopsis corallina n. gen." = Cladophyllia corallina Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cyathophoridae
Cyathophora bourgueti2 Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Cryptocoenia fromenteli" = Adelocoenia splendens2, "Cryptocoenia michelini" = Adelocoenia limbata2, Stylina tubulifera2, Stylina lobata2
"Cryptocoenia fromenteli" = Adelocoenia splendens2 de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
"Cryptocoenia michelini" = Adelocoenia limbata2 Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
Stylina tubulifera2 Phillips 1829 stony coral
Stylina lobata2 Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Clausastrea parva1 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral
Isastrea crassa2 Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
"Thecosmilia trichotoma" = Thecosmilia densa2 Fromentel 1870 stony coral
Trochophyllia melania2 Fromentel 1864 stony coral
Montlivaltia gigas2 de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Montlivaltia variabilis2 Koby 1883 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Eugyridae
Myriophyllia angustata2 d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Mesomorpha dubia2 Koby 1888 stony coral
Thamnasteria coquandi2 Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Smilotrochiidae
Plesiosmilia compressa2 Koby 1880 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis flabellum2 de Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Astraraea rotula2 Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pachyphylliidae
Columnocoenia lifolensis2 Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Cheilosmilia cornuta Koby 1888 stony coral
Cheilosmilia rugosa Koby 1888 stony coral
Cheilosmilia microstoma Koby 1888 stony coral
Cheilosmilia emarginata Koby 1888 stony coral
Cheilosmilia kobyi n. sp. Beauvais 1963 stony coral