Fairfax (Pleistocene of Australia)

Also known as Reef 4097

Where: Queensland, Australia (23.9° S, 152.4° E: paleocoordinates 23.9° S, 152.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; reef rocks

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. Dechnik, J. M. Webster, G. E. Webb, L. Nothdurft, A. Dutton, J. Braga, J. Zhao, S. Duce, and J. Sadler. 2017. The evolution of the Great Barrier Reef during the Last Interglacial Period. Global and Planetary Change 149:53-71 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184506: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 09.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Stylophora
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Stylophora sp. Gill and Caster 1960
Hydrozoa
 Milleporina -
Millepora exaesa fire coral
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Alveopora verrilliana Dana 1872 stony coral
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Porites ? lutea Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Porites ? australiensis Vaughan 1918 stony coral
Goniopora sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Pavona sp. Lamarck 1801 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Fungiidae
Fungia sp. Lamarck 1801 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Montipora sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
Isopora palifera Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Acropora sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
Acropora ex gr. humilis Dana 1846 stony coral
Acropora ex gr. gemmifera Brook 1892 stony coral
Acropora gr. 21 (A. humilis, A. gemmifera)
Acropora ex gr. aspera Dana 1846 stony coral
Acropora gr. 26 (A. aspera)
Acropora ex gr. nasuta Dana 1846 stony coral
Acropora gr. 34 (A. nasuta)
Acropora ex gr. robusta Dana 1846 stony coral
Acropora gr. 7 (A. robusta)
Acropora ex gr. latistella Brook 1892 stony coral
Acropora gr. 27 (A. latistella)
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora pistillata Esper 1797 stony coral
Pocillopora sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Pocillopora damicornis Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
Pocillopora verrucosa Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Turbinaria sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Leptoria sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Caulastrea furcata Dana 1846 stony coral
"Favia stelligera" = Goniastrea stelligera Dana 1846 stony coral
Cyphastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Cyphastrea ? serailia Forskal 1775 stony coral
Favites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Favites ? abdita Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
Favites pentagona Esper 1794 stony coral
Echinopora sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Platygyra sinensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Platygyra lamellina Ehrenberg 1834 stony coral
"Favia pallida" = Dipsastraea pallida Dana 1846 stony coral
"Favia ? speciosa" = Dipsastraea speciosa Dana 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Lobophyllia sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
Symphyllia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Symphyllia recta Dana 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Galaxea fascicularis Linnaeus 1767 stony coral
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
 Cryptonemiales - Peyssonneliaceae
Peyssonnelia spp. Decaisne 1841