Alkhashenda, Ribisa, Valkhokh (Jurassic to of Georgia)

Also known as Reef 3999

Where: South Ossetia, Georgia (42.5° N, 43.8° E: paleocoordinates 0.5° S, 47.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oxfordian to Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 152.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. S. Bendukidze. 1982. Pozdneyurskiye korally rifogennykh otlozheniy Kavkaza i Kryma [Upper Jurassic corals from the reef deposits of the Caucasus and Crimea]. Akademiya Nauk Gruzinskoy SSR, Geologicheskiy Institut imeni A I Dzhanelidze, Trudy 74:1-166 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90002: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 26.06.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Placophylliidae
"Stylosmilia rugosa" = Placophyllia rugosa
"Stylosmilia rugosa" = Placophyllia rugosa Becker 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Cymosmilia alchaschendaensis n. sp. Bendukidze 1982 stony coral
Rhipidogyra cf. elegans Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Solenocoeniidae
"Stylina sexradiata" = Solenocoenia sexradiata, "Stylina semiradiata" = Solenocoenia semiradiata
"Stylina sexradiata" = Solenocoenia sexradiata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
"Stylina semiradiata" = Solenocoenia semiradiata Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis sp. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis etalloni Koby 1884 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis flabellum de Blainville 1830 stony coral
"Calamophylliopsis stokesi" = Calamophylliopsis stockesi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis compacta Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae
"Thamnasteria cf. prolifera" = Gyrodendron proliferum, "Calamophylliopsis disputabilis" = Calamoseris disputabilis
"Thamnasteria cf. prolifera" = Gyrodendron proliferum Becker 1875 stony coral
"Calamophylliopsis disputabilis" = Calamoseris disputabilis Becker 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Thamnoseris amedei" = Meandrophyllia amedei
"Thamnoseris amedei" = Meandrophyllia amedei Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Enallhelia elegans M√ľnster 1829 stony coral
Stylosmilia suevica Becker 1875 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
"Cryptocoenia aff. delemontana" = Adelocoenia delemontana Koby 1889 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cyathophoridae
Cyathophora claudiensis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Cyathophora bourgueti Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cladophylliidae
Cladophyllia ramea Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea caryophylloides Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Ovalastrea tenuistriata Koby 1904 stony coral
Ovalastrea michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Dermoseris schardti Koby 1887 stony coral
Comoseris aff. eichwaldi Solomko 1888 stony coral
Dimorpharaea aff. globularis Koby 1904 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diplocteniopsidae
Latiphyllia suevica Quenstedt 1858 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Thecosmilia trichotoma" = Thecosmilia densa, Thecosmilia longimana
"Thecosmilia trichotoma" = Thecosmilia densa Fromentel 1870 stony coral
Thecosmilia longimana Quenstedt 1881 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Diplocoenia coespitosa Etallon 1862 stony coral