Navy Island [Navy Island Mbr, Manchioneal Fm] (Pleistocene of Jamaica)

Also known as Reef 3240

Where: Jamaica (18.2° N, 76.4° W: paleocoordinates 18.2° N, 76.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Navy Island Member (Manchioneal Formation), Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• 1.95 to 1.8 Ma previously assigned to the Late Pliocene, now Early Pleistocene

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• No details available

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical,

• Corals only

Primary reference: A. F. Budd and D. F. McNeill. 1998. Zooxanthellate scleractinian corals of the Bowden shell bed, Southeast Jamaica. Contributions to Tertiary and Quaternary Geology 35(1-4):47-62 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34541: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 08.09.2003, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites furcata Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Porites astreoides Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Porites porites Pallas 1766 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Agaricia lamarcki, "Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites
Agaricia lamarcki Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
"Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea siderea Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae
Dichocoenia stokesi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Dichocoenia stellaris Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastrea cavernosa Linne 1767 stony coral
Montastrea cavernosa-2
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Madracis mirabilis Duchassaing and Michelotti 1860 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora palmata Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Acropora cervicornis Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
Eusmilia fastigiata Pallas 1766 stony coral
Meandrina meandrites Linnaeus 1758 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
"Manicina mayori" = Manicina areolata Linnaeus 1758 stony coral