Biormaiza and Lizarraga, Pyrenean Basin, Navarra (Paleocene of Spain)

Also known as Reef 696

Where: Spain (42.9° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 2.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• Upper Danian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• floatstones and bindstones dominate the lower part; bafflestones, rudstones, bindstones and locally framestones are typical in the middle and upper part of the Lizarraga reef complex

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. I. Baceta, V. Pujalte, and G. Bernaola. 2005. Paleocene coralgal reefs of the western Pyrenean basin, northern Spain: New evidence supporting an earliest Paleogene recovery of reefal ecosystems. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 224:117-143 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68902: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.02.2007, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lituolacea - Lituolidae
 Nummulitacea - Pellatispiridae
 Planorbulinacea - Planorbulinidae
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
Rotalia sp. Lamarck 1804
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinacis reussi Oppenheim 1930 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Goniopora sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
"Rhabdophylliopsis alloiteaui" = Sideroseris
"Rhabdophylliopsis alloiteaui" = Sideroseris stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
"Montastrea sp." = Montastraea
"Montastrea sp." = Montastraea Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
Mesomorpha sp. Pratz 1883 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Astrocoenia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Astreopora sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Dendrophyllia sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Agathiphyllia sp. Reuss 1864 stony coral
Antiguastrea sp. Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Cladocora sp. Ehrenberg 1834 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Oculina sp. Gray 1847 stony coral
 Helioporacea -
 Dasycladales -
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
Cymopolia sp. Lamouroux 1816
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
Mesophyllum sp. Lemoine 1928
Lithothamnion sp. Heydrich 1897
 Corallinales - Sporolithaceae
Sporolithon sp. Heydrich 1897
  - Solenoporaceae
Pycnoporidium sp. Yabe and Toyama 1928
[entered as Picnoporidium sp.]
 Cryptonemiales - Peyssonneliaceae
Peyssonnelia sp. Decaisne 1841
Polystrata alba Pfender 1936