Kardiva Channel, SO236-017 sample (Pleistocene of Maldives)

Where: Maldives (4.9° N, 73.5° E: paleocoordinates 4.9° N, 73.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithology not reported

• cold-water corals

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Reolid, M. Reolid, C. Betzler, S. Lindhorst, M. G. Wiesner and N. Lahajnar. 2017. Upper Pleistocene cold‑water corals from the Inner Sea of the Maldives: taphonomy and environment. 63(8) [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189817: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 15.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Spirorbis sp. Daudin 1800
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Madrepora oculata Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Desmophyllum sp. Ehrenberg 1834 stony coral
Lophelia pertusa Linnaeus 1758 stony coral