Marbella, bindstones (Carboniferous of Spain)

Also known as Reef 243

Where: Andalucia, Spain (36.5° N, 4.9° W: paleocoordinates 17.1° S, 4.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Marbella Formation, Serpukhovian (330.9 - 323.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• algal bindstones, sometimes associated with coral boundstones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: H. G. Herbig. 1984. Rekonstruktion eines nicht mehr existenten Sedimentationsraumes - Die Kalkgerölle im Karbon-Flysch der Malagiden (Betische Kordillere, Südspanien) [Reconstruction of a lost sedimentary realm - the limestone boulders in the Carboniferous of the Malaguides (Betic Cordillera, southern Spain)]. Facies 11:1-108 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 76855: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.12.2007

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Taxonomic list

Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
 Archaediscacea - Archaediscidae
 Fusulinoidea - Eostaffellidae
Eostaffella sp. Rauser-Chernousova 1948
 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
Tetrataxis sp. Ehrenberg 1854
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
 Stauriida - Kiziliidae
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
Koninckophyllum interruptum Thomson and Nicholson 1876 horn coral
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Axophyllum sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 horn coral
Axophyllum aff. pseudokirsopianum Semenoff-Tian-Chansky 1974 horn coral
 Heterocorallia - Heterophylliidae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
Dasycladaceae indet. Kutzing 1843
 Calcifoliida - Fasciellidae
 Calcifoliida - Calcifoliaceae
"Pseudodonezella sp." = Frustulata
"Pseudodonezella sp." = Frustulata Saltovskaya 1984
  - Aoujgaliaceae