Amendoeira III, Faro, Sao Romao Limestone (Jurassic to of Portugal)

Also known as Reef 3482

Where: Portugal (37.2° N, 8.0° W: paleocoordinates 31.3° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sao Romao Formation, Late/Upper Oxfordian to Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 150.8 Ma)

• intercalated in the upper part of the Peral Beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• small bioherms and patches in lagoonal environment

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 68589: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.01.2007

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Hippuritida - Diceratidae
Diceratidae indet. Dall 1895 rudist
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Nerineidae indet. Zittel 1873 snail
Demospongea
 Axinellida -
Stromatoporina tornquisti Deininger 1906 demosponge
 Tabulospongida - Parastromatoporidae
 Tabulospongida -
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Pseudocoenia radisensis" = Adelocoenia radisensis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Stylina cf. anthemoides Meneghini 1880 stony coral
Stylina girodi Etallon 1864 stony coral
Stylina cf. stellata Etallon 1862 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Ovalastrea lobata Koby 1884 stony coral
Thamnoseris etalloni Koby 1904 stony coral
Microphyllia undans Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris kobyi Geyer 1955 stony coral
Comoseris minima Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Dermoseris delgadoi Koby 1905 stony coral
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Epistreptophyllum tenue Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
Epistreptophyllum montis de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Dermosmilia simplex Koby 1889 stony coral
Dermosmilia capitata Koby 1904 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria moreana d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Amphiastrea piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea matheyi Koby 1885 stony coral
Actinastrea crassoramosa Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Diplocoenia rotularis Michelin 1843 stony coral
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
Dasycladaceae indet. Kutzing 1843
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Corallinaceae indet. Lamouroux 1816
  - Solenoporaceae
Stomatopora dichotoma
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"Stomatopora dichotoma" = Alecto dichotoma
"Stomatopora dichotoma" = Alecto dichotoma Lamoureux 1821