Pichoux (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.3° N, 7.1° E: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 16.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• coral limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. Beauvais. 1966. Revision de madreporaires du Dogger de la collection Koby (Revision of Dogger corals from the Koby collection]. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 59(2):989-1024 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 86614: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 09.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Microphyllia pulchella n. sp. Beauvais 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Stephanastrea montuosa n. sp. Beauvais 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea tenuistriata MacCoy 1848 stony coral
Isastrea marcoui Koby 1885 stony coral