Los Santos Hill, Los Santos de Maimona Basin (Carboniferous of Spain)

Also known as Reef 2770

Where: Spain (38.5° N, 6.4° W: paleocoordinates 18.2° S, 2.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Siphonodendron Limestone Formation, Visean (346.7 - 330.9 Ma)

• Data form upper subunit

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone and lithified marl

• Biostromal limestones interpreted as reef flat environment
• 12 m of bioclastic and biostromal limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• Stongly dominated by Siphonodendron

Primary reference: S. Rodriguez. 1996. Development of coral reef-facies during the Visean at Los Santos de Maimona, SW Spain. Geological Society Special Publication 107:145-152 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 199573: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 01.02.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Productida - Monticuliferidae
 Tabulospongida -
Pseudochaetetes sp. Peterhans 1929 demosponge
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Pleurosiphonella sp. Chudinova 1970 tabulate coral
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Siphonodendron martini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 horn coral
Siphonodendron irregulare Phillips 1836 horn coral
 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae