Harmony Hall Hill, San Andres Island (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as Reef 2044

Where: Colombia (12.5° N, 81.7° W: paleocoordinates 12.0° N, 81.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: San Andres Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• corals and small coral patch reefs in lagoonal environment

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Geister. 1975. Riffbau und geologische Entwicklungsgeschichte der Insel San Andres (westliches Karibisches Meer, Kolumbien) [Reef building and geological evolution of San Andres Island (western Caribbean Sea, Colombia)]. Stuttgarter Beitr├Ąge zur Naturkunde, B 15:1-203 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 73796: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.06.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus sp. Linnaeus 1758 scallop
Pectinidae indet. Wilkes 1810 scallop
 Echinolampadoida - Echinolampadidae
Echinolampas sp. Gray 1825 sea urchin
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites (Synaraea) cf. macdonaldi Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea cf. siderea Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastraea sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral