Reef, Kesme, Antalya Basin (Miocene to of Turkey)

Also known as Reef 2566

Where: Turkey (37.5° N, 31.3° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 31.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Köprücay Formation, Langhian to Langhian (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Karabiyikoglu, S. Tuzcu, A. Ciner, M. Deynoux, S. Orcen and A. Hakyemez. 2005. Facies and environmental setting of the Miocene coral reefs in the late-orogenic fill of the Antalya Basin, western Taurides, Turkey: implications for tectonic control and sea-level changes. Sedimentary Geology 173:345-371 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 62464: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 20.07.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Heliastreopsis sp." = Montastraea
"Heliastreopsis sp." = Montastraea Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora sp. Schweigger 1819 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Caulastrea sp. Dana 1846 stony coral
listed as Caulastraea
Favites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Tarbellastraea sp. Alloiteau 1950 stony coral
Aquitanastraea sp. Chevalier 1954 stony coral
Plesiastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Leptastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
listed as Leptastraea
Favia sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Leptomussa sp. d'Archiardi 1867 stony coral
listes as Leptomusso
Lithophyllia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral
Mussismilia sp. Ortmann 1890 stony coral
Syzygophyllia sp. Reuss 1860 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae
Heliastrea sp. Milne Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral