St. Ann parish [Troy Limestone] (Eocene of Jamaica)

Where: Jamaica (18.3° N, 77.3° W: paleocoordinates 17.1° N, 76.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Troy Limestone Formation (White Limestone Group), Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• TEXT: Middle-Late Eocene; previously mapped as "Claremont Limestone". LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: Formely placed in the Claremont Fm. Replaced by Troy Limestone in Stevens (2004).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: T. A. Stemann. 2003. Reef corals of the White Limestone Group of Jamaica. Cainozoic Research 3(1-2):83-107 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69726: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 05.03.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Milleporina -
Millepora sp. fire coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites "sp. A", "Goniopora taberi" = Goniopora reussiana
Porites "sp. A" Link 1807 stony coral
"Goniopora taberi" = Goniopora reussiana Duncan 1865 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia decaturensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Astrocoenia jukesbrownei Wells 1945 stony coral
Madracis "sp. A" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Stylocoeniella "sp. A" Yabe and Sugiyama 1935 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora "sp. F" Schweigger 1819 stony coral
Stylophora willoughbyi Wells 1945 stony coral
Pocillopora "sp. A" Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
Meandrina "sp. A" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Trachyphyllia "sp. A" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral