Upper Clarendon District (Cretaceous of Jamaica)

Where: Jamaica (18.1° N, 77.3° W: paleocoordinates 19.5° N, 65.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Blue Mountain Series Group, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• Campanian(-?Maastrichtian)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1899. Some Cretaceous and Eocene corals from Jamaica. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 34:227-250 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 88335: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 08.04.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Poritidae
"Porites reussiana" = Goniopora reussiana
"Porites reussiana" = Goniopora reussiana Duncan 1865 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
"Meandraraea clarendonensis n. sp." = Morphastrea escharoides
"Meandraraea clarendonensis n. sp." = Morphastrea escharoides Goldfuss 1826 stony coral