Doutsiko, Mesohellenic Basin (Oligocene of Greece)

Also known as Reef 3798

Where: Greece (40.1° N, 21.1° E: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 18.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Eptachorion Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

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

• The lateral extension of the carbonate buildup is 300-400 m, its thickness reaches from 25 to 65 m.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NHMW

Primary reference: F. Schuster. 2002. Oligocene scleractinian corals from Doutsiko (Mesohellenic Basin, northwestern Greece). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 239:83-127 [W. Kiessling/A. Girndt]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79603: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Antje Girndt on 14.03.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Goniopora sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
Goniopora cf. nodulosa Duncan 1880 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Cyathoseris cf. appennina Michelin 1842 stony coral
Cyathoseris radiata Michelotti 1861 stony coral
Cyathoseris hypocrateriformis Michelotti 1861 stony coral
Pavona bronni Haime 1850 stony coral
Leptoseris cf. dinarica Oppenheim 1901 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Montastrea sp." = Montastraea
"Montastrea sp." = Montastraea Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia nana Reuss 1868 stony coral
Platycoenia iranica Schuster 2002 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Astreopora meneghiniana d'Achiardi 1866 stony coral
Astreopora decaphylla Reuss 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora sp. Schweigger 1819 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Turbinaria sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
Rhizangia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Leptoria bithecata n. sp. Schuster 2002 stony coral
Caulastrea sp. Dana 1846 stony coral
Caulastrea pseudoflabellum Catullo 1852 stony coral
Hydnophora pulchra Michelotti 1871 stony coral
Favites macrocalyx n. sp. Schuster 2002 stony coral
Favites ambigua Zuffardi-Comerci 1934 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Colpophyllia meandrinoides Michelin 1842 stony coral
Tarbellastraea hamedanii Schuster 2002 stony coral
Agathiphyllia gregaria Catullo 1852 stony coral
Plesiastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Favia sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Leptomussa variabilis d'Achiardi 1867 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Euphyllidae
Euphyllia caliculata Catullo 1852 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Pindosmilia brunni Chevalier 1955 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Tethocyathus persicus" = Trochocyathus persicus
"Tethocyathus persicus" = Trochocyathus persicus Kühn 1933 stony coral