Carysfort, ofshore Key Largo (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Monroe County, Florida (25.2° N, 80.2° W: paleocoordinates 25.2° N, 80.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Substage 5a

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. A. Toscano and J. Lundberg. 1999. Submerged Late Pleistocene reefs on the tectonically-stable S.E. Florida margin: high-precision geochronology, stratigraphy, resolution of Substage 5a sea-level elevation, and orbital forcing. Quaternary Science Reviews 18:753-767 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191403: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 26.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora palmata Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
"Montastrea annularis" = Orbicella annularis
"Montastrea annularis" = Orbicella annularis Ellis and Solander 1876 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Colpophyllia natans Houttuyn 1772 stony coral