Port Antonio [Manchioneal Fm] (Pleistocene of Jamaica)

Also known as Reef 3241

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: Manchioneal Formation (Coastal Group), Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Earliest Pleistocene. Range 2-1.4 Ma

• 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 34542: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 08.09.2003, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites astreoides Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Porites porites Pallas 1766 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Agaricia undata, Agaricia lamarcki, "Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites, "Undaria crassa" = Agaricia agaricites, "Helioseris cucullata" = Leptoseris cucullata
Agaricia undata Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
Agaricia lamarcki Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
"Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
"Undaria crassa" = Agaricia agaricites Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
"Helioseris cucullata" = Leptoseris cucullata Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea radians Pallas 1766 stony coral
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
Stephanocoenia intersepta Esper 1795 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
Dendrogyra cylindrus Ehrenberg 1834 stony coral
[entered as Dendrogyra cylindricus]
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Caulastrea portoricensis, "Montastrea annularis" = Orbicella annularis, "Montastrea franksi" = Orbicella franksi
Caulastrea portoricensis Coryell 1929 stony coral
"Montastrea annularis" = Orbicella annularis Ellis and Solander 1876 stony coral
"Montastrea franksi" = Orbicella franksi Gregory 1895 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Colpophyllia natans, "Diploria clivosa" = Pseudodiploria clivosa, "Diploria strigosa" = Pseudodiploria strigosa, "Manicina mayori" = Manicina areolata, Diploria labyrinthiformis
Colpophyllia natans Houttuyn 1772 stony coral
"Diploria clivosa" = Pseudodiploria clivosa Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
"Diploria strigosa" = Pseudodiploria strigosa Dana 1846 stony coral
"Manicina mayori" = Manicina areolata Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
Diploria labyrinthiformis Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
"Isophyllastrea rigida" = Isophyllia rigida Dana 1848 stony coral
Mycetophyllia danaana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Mycetophyllia lamarckiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Scolymia cubensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Scolymia lacera Pallas 1766 stony coral
Mussa angulosa Pallas 1766 stony coral