Sokastro islet (Pleistocene of Greece)

Where: Greece (35.6° N, 27.1° E: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 27.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Calabrian (1.8 - 0.8 Ma)

• early Calabrian; 1.7–1.6 Ma

Environment/lithology: basinal (); hardground limestone

• An upper bathyal environment at water depths around 400–600 m

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Moissette, J. J. Cornee, F. Quilleviere, H. Zibrowius, E. Koskeridou and G. E. Lopez-Otalvaro. 2017. Pleistocene (Calabrian) deep-water corals and associated biodiversity in the eastern Mediterranean (Karpathos Island, Greece). Journal of Quaternary sciene [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190371: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 06.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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 Globigerinaceae - Globorotaliidae
Maxillopoda
 Sessilia - Pachylasmatidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dallinidae
Dallina sp. Beecher 1893
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Vitreotubus digeronimoi Zibrowius 1979
 Serpulimorpha -
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Cyclopecten hoskynsi Forbes 1844 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus gussonii, "Karnekampia sulcata" = Pseudamussium
"Karnekampia sulcata" = Pseudamussium scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limea crassa file clam
Limea sp. Bronn 1831 file clam
Acesta excavata Fabricius 1780 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Ennucula aegeensis Forbes 1844 Aegean Nut Clam
Gastropoda
 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
Clio pyramidata Linnaeus 1767 snail
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Spiroporinidae
 Cheilostomata - Schizoporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Phidoloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Celleporidae
 Cheilostomata - Candidae
Scrupocellaria sp. van Beneden 1845
 Cheilostomata - Bugulidae
Bugulella elegans Hayward 1978
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Diaperoeciidae
 Cyclostomata - Terviidae
 Cyclostomatida - Crisiidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Dendrophyllia cornigera Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Enallopsammia sp. Michelotti 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Madrepora oculata Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Desmophyllum cristagalli" = Desmophyllum dianthus Esper 1794 stony coral
Caryophyllia smithii Stokes and Broderip 1828 stony coral
Caryophyllia sarsiae Zibrowius 1974 stony coral
Lophelia pertusa Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Guyniidae
Stenocyathus vermiformis Pourtales 1868 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae