S-W French atlantic basins (Miocene of France)

Where: France (43.8° N, 0.6° W: paleocoordinates 43.8° N, 2.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. Cahuzac and C. Chaix. 1993. Les faunes de coraux (Anthozoaires Scléractiniaires) de la façade atlantique française au Chattien et au Miocène. Ciências da Terra (12)57-69 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163838: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 17.11.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae
"Heliastraea (Heliastraea) delicata" = Heliastrea, "Heliastraea (Heliastraea) pelouaensis" = Heliastrea, "Heliastraea (Heliastraea) saucatsensis" = Heliastrea, "Heliastraea (Heliastraea) solenastroides" = Heliastrea, "Heliastraea (Heliastraea) laticosta" = Heliastrea, "Heliastraea (Heliastraea) nerthensis" = Heliastrea, "Heliastraea (Heliastraeopsis) dallagoi" = Heliastrea, "Heliastraea (Heliastraeopsis) alloiteaui" = Heliastrea, Heliastraea (Athecastraea) vesiculosa
"Heliastraea (Heliastraea) delicata" = Heliastrea stony coral
"Heliastraea (Heliastraea) pelouaensis" = Heliastrea stony coral
"Heliastraea (Heliastraea) saucatsensis" = Heliastrea stony coral
"Heliastraea (Heliastraea) solenastroides" = Heliastrea stony coral
"Heliastraea (Heliastraea) laticosta" = Heliastrea stony coral
"Heliastraea (Heliastraea) nerthensis" = Heliastrea stony coral
"Heliastraea (Heliastraeopsis) dallagoi" = Heliastrea stony coral
"Heliastraea (Heliastraeopsis) alloiteaui" = Heliastrea stony coral
spp. alloiteaui, spp. parva
Heliastraea (Athecastraea) vesiculosa Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
"Diplohelia reflexa" = Diplhelia
"Diplohelia reflexa" = Diplhelia stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Favia corollaris, "Plesiastraea (Palaeoplesiastraea) desmoulinsi" = Solenastrea desmoulinsi
Favia corollaris Reuss 1871 stony coral
"Plesiastraea (Palaeoplesiastraea) desmoulinsi" = Solenastrea desmoulinsi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
"Astroria irregularis" = Platygyra, "Caulastraea matheroni" = Caulastrea, Heliastraea (Aquitanastraea) piveteaui, Heliastraea (Aquitanastraea) pruvosti, Heliastraea (Aquitanastraea) pachyformis, Tarbellastraea aquitaniensis, Tarbellastraea ellisiana, Tarbellastraea reussiana, Favites neglecta, Favites neugeboreni, Favites mimbastensis, "Aphrastrea deformis" = Favites, "Ellasmoastraea multilateralis" = Favites, "Antiguastraea alveolaris" = Antiguastrea, "Goniastraea aff. pectinata" = Goniastrea, "Goniastraea aff. speciosa" = Goniastrea
"Astroria irregularis" = Platygyra stony coral
spp.irregularis, spp. granulata
"Caulastraea matheroni" = Caulastrea stony coral
Heliastraea (Aquitanastraea) piveteaui Chevalier 1954 stony coral
Heliastraea (Aquitanastraea) pruvosti Chevalier 1954 stony coral
Heliastraea (Aquitanastraea) pachyformis Chevalier 1954 stony coral
Tarbellastraea aquitaniensis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Tarbellastraea ellisiana Defrance 1826 stony coral
Tarbellastraea reussiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
spp. reussiana, spp. echinulata
Favites neglecta Michelotti 1868 stony coral
spp. neglecta, spp. taurinensis
Favites neugeboreni Reuss 1871 stony coral
spp. burdigalensis
Favites mimbastensis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
"Aphrastrea deformis" = Favites stony coral
"Ellasmoastraea multilateralis" = Favites stony coral
"Antiguastraea alveolaris" = Antiguastrea stony coral
"Goniastraea aff. pectinata" = Goniastrea stony coral
"Goniastraea aff. speciosa" = Goniastrea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Astrangia vasconiensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
Cladangia carryensis Matheron 1900 stony coral
spp. galasciformis
Cladangia aquitaniensis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
"Culicia parasitica" = Culicia parasita Michelin 1847 stony coral
"Hexastraea fromenteli" = Septastrea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Nerthastraea sp. Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Syzygophyllia elongata Sismonda 1871 stony coral
Syzygophyllia grandis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Aquitanophyllia grandistellae Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Lithophyllia patula Sismonda 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) duodecimcostatus Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
spp. magnei
"Premocyathus sp." = Caryophyllia (Premocyathus) Yabe and Eguchi 1942 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
"Thegioastraea aequalicostata" = Diploastrea aequalicostata, "Thegioastraea alternaticosta" = Diploastrea, "Thegioastraea diversiformis" = Diploastrea diversiformis, "Thegioastraea miocenica" = Diploastrea miocenica, "Thegioastraea variabilis" = Diploastrea variabilis, "Thegioastraea roasendai" = Diploastrea roasendai, "Thegioastraea cf. rosacea" = Diploastrea rosacea, "Thegioastraea multisepta" = Diploastrea multisepta, "Thegioastraea burdigalensis" = Diploastrea burdigalensis, "Thegioastraea taurinensis" = Diploastrea taurinensis
"Thegioastraea aequalicostata" = Diploastrea aequalicostata Osasco 1897 stony coral
"Thegioastraea alternaticosta" = Diploastrea stony coral
"Thegioastraea diversiformis" = Diploastrea diversiformis Michelin 1842 stony coral
"Thegioastraea miocenica" = Diploastrea miocenica Michelotti 1871 stony coral
"Thegioastraea variabilis" = Diploastrea variabilis Sismonda 1871 stony coral
"Thegioastraea roasendai" = Diploastrea roasendai Michelotti 1871 stony coral
"Thegioastraea cf. rosacea" = Diploastrea rosacea Zuffardi-Comerci 1932 stony coral
"Thegioastraea multisepta" = Diploastrea multisepta Sismonda 1871 stony coral
spp. multisepta, spp. zuffardii
"Thegioastraea burdigalensis" = Diploastrea burdigalensis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
"Thegioastraea taurinensis" = Diploastrea taurinensis d'Achiardi 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Montastrea oligophylla" = Montastraea, "Montastrea alloiteaui" = Montastraea
"Montastrea oligophylla" = Montastraea stony coral
"Montastrea alloiteaui" = Montastraea stony coral
spp.daxensis
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Pavona burdigalensis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea miocenica Osasco 1896 stony coral
Siderastrea crenulata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Siderastrea bertrandiana Michelin 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Goniopora globulosa Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Goniopora daxitertia Bernard 1903 stony coral
Porites collegniana Michelin 1842 stony coral
spp. collegniana, spp. girundiensis prima
Porites leptoclada Reuss 1871 stony coral
Porites maigensis Kühn 1925 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Paleoastroides subirregularis Osasco 1897 stony coral
Turbinaria cyathiformis de Blainville 1830 stony coral
spp. cyathiformis
Turbinaria grandis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora mutata stony coral
Stylophora raristella Defrance 1826 stony coral
Stylophora rugosa d'Archiac 1848 stony coral
Stylophora affinis Duncan 1863 stony coral
"Stylophora goethalsi" = Stylophora minor Duncan 1863 stony coral
Pocillopora madreporacea Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Platycoenia tarbellensis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Alveopora discors stony coral
Alveopora daxensis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Astreopora densata Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Acropora lavandulina Michelin 1840 stony coral
Acropora exarata Michelotti 1838 stony coral
Acropora ornata Defrance 1828 stony coral