L'Aquila, Monti d'Ocre area, Fosso Cerasetti (Cretaceous of Italy)

Where: Italy (42.3° N, 13.4° E: paleocoordinates 26.5° N, 18.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• ? Inflatum / Dispar Zone

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified carbonate

• The original aragonite skeletal substance was altered to calcite.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: H. Löser. 2010. Revision of the Early Cretaceous coral genus Felixigyra. Revista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 116(2):189-200 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138820: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 29.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Felixigyra crassa stony coral
Felixigyra vaughani Prever 1909 stony coral
Felixigyra deangelisi Prever 1909 stony coral
Felixigyra duncani Prever 1909 stony coral
Felixigyra dollfusi Prever 1909 stony coral