Chumbitaro, MP 13, coral reef (Cretaceous to of Mexico)

Also known as Reef 3993

Where: Guerrero, Mexico (18.5° N, 100.7° W: paleocoordinates 17.4° N, 68.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Mal Paso Formation), Late/Upper Albian to Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• coral reef, about 19 m thick

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: H. F. Filkorn and J. Pantoja-Alor. 2009. Cretaceous corals from the Huetamo region, Michoacan and Guerrero, southwestern Mexico. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geologia, Boletin 116:1-169 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89857: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.06.2009, edited by Mihaela Krause and Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten roemeri" = Camptonectes (Camptonectes) cottaldinus Orbigny 1847 scallop
 Hippuritida - Caprinuloideidae
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Nerineidae indet. Zittel 1873 snail
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Actinostromariidae
Actinostromaria sp. Haug 1909 demosponge
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Epistreptophyllum sp. Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidastraeidae
Rhipidastraea soukupi1 Eliasova 1991 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae
"Ovalastrea malpaso n. sp." = Baryphyllia confusa
"Ovalastrea malpaso n. sp." = Baryphyllia confusa D'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
"Dimorpharaea barcenai" = Morphastrea barcenai
"Dimorpharaea barcenai" = Morphastrea barcenai Felix 1891 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Mycetophylliopsis azteca n. sp." = Stiboriopsis azteca
"Mycetophylliopsis azteca n. sp." = Stiboriopsis azteca Filkorn and Pantoja-Alor 2009 stony coral
listed as Mycetophyllopsis azteca
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea guadalupae Roemer 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Elasmophyllia tolmachoffana" = Phacellocoenia tolmachoffana, Eohydnophora picteti
"Elasmophyllia tolmachoffana" = Phacellocoenia tolmachoffana Wells 1932 stony coral
Eohydnophora picteti Koby 1897 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
Columnocoenia ksiazkiewiczi Morycowa 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diplocteniopsidae
Latiphyllia mexicana n. sp. Filkorn and Pantoja-Alor 2009 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Aulastraeoporidae
Preverastraea coatlicuae n. sp. Filkorn and Pantoja-Alor 2009 stony coral
Preverastraea tocae n. sp. Filkorn and Pantoja-Alor 2009 stony coral
Rhodophyceae
 Cryptonemiales - Peyssonneliaceae
"Pseudolithothamnium album" = Polystrata alba2
"Pseudolithothamnium album" = Polystrata alba2 Pfender 1936