Kaukura Atoll (Holocene of French Polynesia)

Where: French Polynesia (15.8° S, 146.7° W: paleocoordinates 15.8° S, 146.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone

• reef conglomerate, in situ corals

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: core,

Primary reference: P. A. Pirazzoli and L. F. Montaggioni. 1986. Late Holocene sea-level changes in the northwest Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia. Quaternary Research 25:350-368 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 97473: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 02.08.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites mordax Dana 1846 stony coral
Porites lobata Dana 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora sp. Oken 1815 stony coral