Jacque, Aquitaine, France (Paleocene of France)

Also known as Reef 2786

Where: France (43.3° N, 0.2° E: paleocoordinates 36.3° N, 0.4° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

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

• Coral algal reefs encountered in wells

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Only algal data presented in detail

Primary reference: R. Deloffre. 1980. Dasycladales (algues vertes) du Danien recifal d'Aquitaine occidental (France SW). Bulletin des Centres de Recherches Exploration - Production Elf-Aquitaine, Memoires 4(2):609-631 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22970: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 05.07.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
? Dactylopora sp. Lamarck 1838
Cymopolia sp. Lamouroux 1816
Broeckella belgica Munier-Chalmas 1922
 Dasycladales -
 Dasycladales - Bornetellaceae
 Dasycladales -
aff. Uteria sp. Michelin 1847
 Hexacorallia -
Scleractinia indet. Bourne 1900 stony coral
 Nautilida - Hercoglossidae
"Nautilus danicus" = Hercoglossa danica
"Nautilus danicus" = Hercoglossa danica Schlotheim 1820 nautiloid
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster sp. Agassiz and Desor 1847 heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Isopneustes sp. heart urchin
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Echinocorys sp. Leske 1778 sea urchin
 Holasteroida -
Coraster sp. sea urchin
 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
Polystrata alba Pfender 1936
indicated as Pseudolithothamnium