Col des Escudiés (Cretaceous of France)

Where: France (42.9° N, 2.3° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° N, 4.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fontaine Salée Formation, Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• Last Cenomanian depositionasl cycle (Ce 4).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope or ramp reef; lithified framestone

• Biostromes of framestone texture

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with calcite

Primary reference: H. Löser and M. Bilotte. 2017. Taxonomy of a platy coral association from the Late Cenomanian of the southern Corbières (Aude, France). Annales de Paléontologie 103(1):3-17 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187927: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 17.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Astraeofungia sp. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
"Dimorphastrea edwardsi" = Dimorphastrea excavata d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Polyphylloseris polymorpha Felix 1891 stony coral
Dimorpharaea "sp. 1" de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Dimorpharaea "sp. 2" de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Dimorpharaea "sp. 3" de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Dimorpharaea deickei Boelsche 1877 stony coral
Dimorpharaea cf. japonica Eguchi 1951 stony coral
Dimorpharaea japonica Eguchi 1951 stony coral
Eocomoseris sp. Melnikova et al. 1993 stony coral
"Dimorpharaea parva" = Microsolena parva Morycowa and Masse 2009 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Eosiderastrea sp. Löser 2016 stony coral
specimens refer to number of thin sections