Lomita Baya, Puelén (Paleocene of Argentina)

Also known as Reef 3203

Where: La Pampa, Argentina (37.1° S, 67.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.6° S, 56.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Roca Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• Early Danian (P1b)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. C. Baron-Szabo, S. Casadio, and A. Parras. 2004. First shallow water scleractinian coral reef from the Danian, northern Patagonia, Argentina. Ameghiniana 40:R 79 [R. Baron-Szabo/R. Baron-Szabo/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52354: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 04.08.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Calycina - Phymosomatidae
Micropsis desori sea urchin
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Cladocora cf. gracilis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Columastreidae
Haimesiastraea conferta Vaughan 1900 stony coral
listed as Haimesastraea conferta
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Sideroseris durhami Wells 1945 stony coral
Siderastrea adkinsi Wells 1934 stony coral