Halimeda segment reef, Hueli, Sorbas Basin (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as Reef 1167

Where: Spain (37.1° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 2.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified floatstone

• Halimeda segment reef with floatstone-rudstone fabric

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• From reef core facies

Primary reference: J. C. Braga, A. Vescogni, F. R. Bosellini and J. Aguirre. 2009. Coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in western and central Mediterranean Messinian reefs. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (275)113-128 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34472: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 02.09.2003, edited by Mihaela Krause

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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 Foraminifera -
Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpulidae indet. Rafinesque 1835
Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Echinoidea
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Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Halimeda sp. Lamouroux 1812
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
 Corallinales - Sporolithaceae