Mokhorotubani, Dzirul Massif (Cretaceous of Georgia)

Also known as Reef 1971

Where: Georgia (42.4° N, 43.3° E: paleocoordinates 7.8° S, 46.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hauterivian (132.9 - 129.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• bioherm, 15 m thick

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: G. Y. Sikharulidze. 1985. Geksakorally urgonskoy fatsii Dzirulskogo Massiva i ego cevernogo obramlyeniya [Hexacorals from the Urgonian facies of the Dzirul Massif and its northern frame]. Akademiya Nauk Gruzinskoy SSR, Geologicheskiy Institut imeni A I Dzhanelidze, Trudy 88:1-78 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67511: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 22.11.2006, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Demospongea
 Tabulospongida -
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Stylina elegans" = Stylina inwaldensis Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Stylina sablensis Trautschold 1886 stony coral
Heliocoenia picteti Koby 1895 stony coral
Heliocoenia sparsa Trautschold 1886 stony coral
Cyathophora steinmanni Fritzsche 1924 stony coral
Stylosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Latiastraea magna n. sp. Sikharulidze 1985 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Polyphylloseris convexa d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Microsolena exigua Koby 1887 stony coral
"Microsolena distefanoi" = Microsolena major Ferry 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Dermosmilia miyakoensis Eguchi 1951 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinaraea tenuis Morycowa 1971 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Amphiastrea aff. gracilis Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Floria sexradiata n. sp." = Floriastrea sexradiata
"Floria sexradiata n. sp." = Floriastrea sexradiata Sikharulidze 1985 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Diplocoenia sp. Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Complexastraeopsis coronata n. gen. n. sp." = Complexastrea coronata, Clausastrea alloiteaui
"Complexastraeopsis coronata n. gen. n. sp." = Complexastrea coronata Sikharulidze 1985 stony coral
Clausastrea alloiteaui Morycowa 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Pseudomyriophyllia carpathica Morycowa 1971 stony coral
Eugyra pontica stony coral
subspecies hydnophoroides
Eugyra interrupta de Fromentel 1868 stony coral
Eugyra cotteaui Fromentel 1857 stony coral