Balls Pyramid shelf, stony coral-dominated, 09RC01 (Holocene of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (31.8° S, 159.3° E: paleocoordinates 31.8° S, 159.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

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

• mid-shelf lower reef

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: core,

Primary reference: M. Linklater. 2016. Past and present coral distribution at the latitudinal limit of reef development, southwest Pacific Ocean. University of Wollongong Australia [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 184898: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 29.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Favia sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Halimeda sp. Lamouroux 1812
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales -
Corallinales indet. Silva and Johansen 1986