San Luca area, loc. 19, San Luca unit, Vicenza (Oligocene of Italy)

Also known as Reef 3569

Where: Italy (45.8° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 10.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Salcedo Formation, Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• Middle Oligocene, San Luca unit (bed 12)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• coral limestone, 10-20 m thick

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Pfister. 1980. Systematische und paläoökologische Untersuchungen an oligozänen Korallen der Umgebung von San Luca (Provinz Vicenza, Norditalien) [Systematic and paleoecologic studies of Oligocene corals from San Luca area (Vicenza, northern Italy)]. Schweizerische Paläontologische Abhandlungen 103:3-121 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69949: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.03.2007

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Gorgonacea - Parisididae
Parisis brevis d'Achiardi 1868 gorgonian
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Pavona "bronni A" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Pavona "bronni C" Lamarck 1801 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Porites nummulitica Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinacis rollei Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastrea inaequalis von Guembel 1861 stony coral
Montastrea irradians Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Favia subdenticulata Catullo 1856 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Antiguastrea "lucasiana A" Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Antiguastrea "lucasiana C" Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Antiguastrea "lucasiana H" Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Colpophyllia "stellata A" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Colpophyllia "stellata E" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Colpophyllia "stellata G" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Colpophyllia "stellata H" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
"Diploria crebriformis" = Variabilifavia confertissima Reuss 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia lobatorotundata Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Alveopora rudis Reuss 1864 stony coral
Astreopora tecta Catullo 1856 stony coral
Astreopora meneghiniana d'Achiardi 1866 stony coral