Abruzzo, Monti d'Ocre area, Fossa Mezza Spada (Cretaceous of Italy)

Where: Italy (42.2° N, 13.7° E: paleocoordinates 26.3° N, 19.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: H. Löser. 2012. Revision of the Amphiastraeidae from the Monti d'Ocre area (Scleractinia; early Cretaceous). Revista italiana di paleontologia e stratigrafia 118(3):461-469 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138343: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 15.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Hexamphiastrea sp. Löser 2012 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Aulastraeoporidae
Aulastraeopora deangelisi Prever 1909 stony coral