Sonora, Cerro de Oro (Cretaceous of Mexico)

Where: Sonora, Mexico (29.4° N, 110.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° N, 68.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cerro la Espina Member, Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 109.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• 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 138822: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 29.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Felixigyra sp. Prever 1909 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Aulastraeoporidae
Aulastraeopora harrisi Wells 1932 stony coral