Torrecilla en Cameros, Spain (Jurassic of Spain)

Also known as Reef 406

Where: Spain (42.2° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° N, 8.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified framestone and lithified bafflestone

• Series of prograding laterally attached buildups (fringing reefs).

•Well developed vertical and lateral succession (laminar-flat corals at base, followed by branching morphologies, followed by massive ones).

• Corals and spongiomorphid reef (up to 50-100% of rock volume), 45 m thick

•Others organisms are algae, sponges, serpulida and bryozoa.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

• Corals mostly from reefal limestones, some from intercalated marls

Primary reference: C. Errenst. 1990. Das korallenführende Kimmeridgium der nordwestliche Iberischen Ketten und angrenzender Gebiete (Fazies, Paläogeographie und Beschreibung der Korallenfauna), Teil 1. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 214:121-207 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34624: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 12.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Enallhelia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Stylina tubulifera Phillips 1829 stony coral
Stylina parcicosta Koby 1905 stony coral
Heliocoenia sp. Etallon 1859 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Pseudocoenia sp. d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Pseudocoenia splendens de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Pseudocoenia limbata Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
Cyathophora bourgueti Defrance 1826 stony coral
Stylosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
"? Placophyllia ? tenuis" = Stylosmilia tenuis Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Stylosmilia corallina Koby 1881 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea sp.1 d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
Fungiastraea sp.1 Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
Fungiastraea arachnoides1 Parkinson 1808 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris baltovensis1 Roniewicz 1966 stony coral
Comoseris interrupta1 Koby 1888 stony coral
? Dermoseris sp.1 Koby 1887 stony coral
Microsolena sp.1 Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Microsolena tuberosa1 Michelin 1843 stony coral
Microsolena ? agariciformis1 Etallon 1859 stony coral
Microsolena thurmanni1 Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Dermosmilia laxata Etallon 1864 stony coral
Calamophylliopsis flabellum de Blainville 1830 stony coral
"Calamophylliopsis stokesi" = Calamophylliopsis stockesi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinaraea sp.1 d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
? Actinaraea ? granulata1 Münster 1829 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Meandraraea gresslyi1, "Meandrophyllia edwardsi" = Meandrophyllia corrugata1
Meandraraea gresslyi1 Etallon 1864 stony coral
"Meandrophyllia edwardsi" = Meandrophyllia corrugata1 Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Solenocoeniidae
Solenocoenia sexradiata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Solenocoenia semiradiata Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Aplosmilia sp.1 d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
Aplosmilia semisulcata1 Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Pleurophyllia minuscula Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
"Schizosmilia rollieri" = Cladophyllia rollieri Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
? Mesomorpha ? simionescui1 Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Stephanastrea jurassica Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
? Thecosmilia ? langi Koby 1884 stony coral
Thecosmilia longimana Quenstedt 1881 stony coral
Montlivaltia "sp. C" Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Montlivaltia "sp. D" Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Clausastrea parva Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral
Clausastrea cf. parva Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral
Isastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Isastrea helianthoides Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Isastrea crassa Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
 Dasycladales - Polyphysaceae
Halicoryne sp.2 Harvey 1859
 Dasycladales - Salpingoporelleae
Campbelliella striata2 Bernier 1974
  - Solenoporaceae
  - Wetheredellidae
Koskinobullina socialis2 Cherchi and Schroeder 1979