Negritos, Basal Restin (Eocene of Peru)

Where: Piura, Peru (4.6° S, 81.3° W: paleocoordinates 13.0° S, 110.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Restin Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Basal Restin Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. W. Wells. 1941. Cretaceous and Eocene corals from northwestern Peru. Bulletins of American Paleontology 98(26):1-26 [W. Kiessling/M. Nimke/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 86942: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Madeleine Nimke on 25.02.2009, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Carditida - Carditidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
"Goniopora nomlandi n. sp." = Goniopora elegans
"Goniopora nomlandi n. sp." = Goniopora elegans Leymerie 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Trochoseris gerthi n. sp. Wells 1941 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Madracis vaughani n. sp. Wells 1941 stony coral
Stephanocoenia storrsi n. sp. Wells 1941 stony coral
Stephanocoenia peruviana Vaughan 1922 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia piuraensis n. sp. Wells 1941 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Columastreidae
"Haimesiastraea distans" = Haimesiastraea conferta
"Haimesiastraea distans" = Haimesiastraea conferta Vaughan 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Oculina olssoni n. sp. Wells 1941 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Paracyathus peruvianus Vaughan 1922 stony coral
Lophosmilia yabei n. sp. Wells 1941 stony coral