Madrepora mound, Tuscan Archipelago (Pleistocene of Italy)

Also known as Reef 3372

Where: Italy (43.2° N, 9.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 9.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• "Latest Pleistocene"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basin reef; unlithified bafflestone and unlithified claystone

• Deep-water coral mound

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Collection methods: core,

• Dredge samples

Primary reference: A. Remia and M. Taviani. 2005. Shallow-buried Pleistocene Madrepora-dominated coral mounds on a muddy continental slope, Tuscan Archipelago, NE Tyrrhenian Sea. Facies 50(3-4):419-425 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49518: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 19.04.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Complete list
Lagenodosaria
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Hyalinea
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 Rotaliina - Stilostomellidae
 Rotaliina - Cassidulinidae
Cassidulina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
Rotaliina
 Planorbulinacea - Cibicididae
 Planorbulinacea - Planulidae
 Buliminacea - Uvigerinidae
 Buliminacea - Buliminidae
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
 Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae
Elphidium sp. Monfort 1808
 Rotaliina - Bolivinidae
Brizalina sp. Costa 1856
Praeglobobulimina
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Paromalina
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Textulariina
 Textulariacea - Textulariidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Dentalina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
Lenticulina sp. Lamarck 1804
Ostracoda
 Myodocopida - Polycopidae
Polycope sp. ostracod
 Podocopida - Pontocyprididae
 Podocopida - Trachyleberididae
Henryhowella sp. Puri 1957 ostracod
 Podocopida - Bythocyprididae
Bythocypris sp. Brady 1880 ostracod
 Podocopida -
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Platidiidae
Platidia anomioides Scacchi and Philippi 1844
 Terebratulida - Kraussinidae
Megerlia truncata Linnaeus 1767
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Gryphus vitreus Born 1778
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Terebratulina retusa Linnaeus 1758
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
"Neocrania sp." = Novocrania
"Neocrania sp." = Novocrania Lee and Brunton 2001
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Semivermilia sp. Imajima 1978
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
several species
Protula sp. Risso 1826
 Serpulimorpha -
Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
44 species mentioned
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
88 species mentioned
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
Ebala sp. Gray 1847 snail
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
Emarginula sp. Lamarck 1801 snail
Scaphopoda
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Scaphopoda indet. Bronn 1862 tusk shell
5 species mentioned
Polyplacophora
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Polyplacophora indet. de Blainville 1816 chiton
3 species mentioned
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Dendrophyllia cornigera Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Balanophyllia thalassae Zibrowius 1980 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Madrepora oculata Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
dominant reef builder
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Desmophyllum dianthus Esper 1794 stony coral
Caryophyllia smithii Stokes and Broderip 1828 stony coral
Caryophyllia calveri Duncan 1873 stony coral
Lophelia pertusa Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
Ceratotrochus magnaghii Cecchini 1914 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Guyniidae
Stenocyathus vermiformis Pourtales 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Javania cailleti Duchassaing and Michelotti 1864 stony coral
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Pyrgo sp. Defrance 1824
Quinqueloculina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
Sigmoilina sp. Schlumberger 1887