La Caquerelle, Upper Argovian (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Also known as Reef 528

Where: Switzerland (47.4° N, 7.2° E: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 16.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• Upper Argovian, Discothomosphinctes warte zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: L. Beauvais. 1963. Sur quelques genres de Madreporaires peu connus de l'Argovien superieur Suisse [About some little known Upper Argovian coral genera from Switzerland]. Bulletin de la Societe Geologique de France 5(1):147-153 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85959: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 22.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina lobata2 Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Stylina tubulifera2 Phillips 1829 stony coral
"Cryptocoenia fromenteli" = Pseudocoenia fromenteli2 Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Cryptocoenia michelini2 Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Cyathophora bourgueti2 Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Smilotrochiidae
Plesiosmilia compressa2 Koby 1880 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Comophyllia turbiformis n. sp.2 Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Microphyllia curtata2 Etallon 1862 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolena fromenteli2 Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis flabellum2 de Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria coquandi2 Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Astraraea rotula2 Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Rhipidogyra percrassa2 Etallon 1864 stony coral
Rhipidogyra flabellum2 Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Cheilosmilia rugosa Koby 1888 stony coral
Cheilosmilia emarginata Koby 1888 stony coral
Cheilosmilia kobyi n. sp. Beauvais 1963 stony coral
Cheilosmilia cornuta Koby 1888 stony coral
Cheilosmilia microstoma Koby 1888 stony coral
"Schizosmiliopsis corallina n. gen." = Cladophyllia corallina Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
Mesomorpha dubia2 Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia trichotoma2 Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Trochophyllia melania2 Fromentel 1864 stony coral
Montlivaltia gigas2 de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Montlivaltia variabilis2 Koby 1883 stony coral
Clausastrea parva1 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral
Isastrea crassa2 Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Myriophyllia angustata2 d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
Columnocoenia lifolensis2 Michelin 1843 stony coral