Castelsec, Montagne Noire, France (Carboniferous of France)

Also known as Reef 3245

Where: France (43.5° N, 3.2° E: paleocoordinates 13.1° S, 12.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Roque Redonde Formation, Brigantian (336.0 - 326.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks and lithified wackestone

• 1.5 m thick coral patch-reef overlain by bioclastic wackestones

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: M. Aretz. 2002. Rugose corals and associated carbonate microfossils from the Brigantian (Mississippian) of Catelsec (Montagne Noire, southern France). GĂ©obios 35:187-200 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34565: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 10.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bevocastria
  -
"Bevocastria" indet. Garwood 1931
unclassified
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Lituotubella
  -
Cribrospira
  -
Koskinotextularia
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Fusulinina
 Archaediscacea - Archaediscidae
 Fusulinoidea - Eostaffellidae
Mediocris mediocris Vissarionova 1948
Eostaffella mosquensis Vissarionova 1948
 Earlandiacea - Earlandiidae
 Endothyroidea - Bradyinidae
 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
 Palaeotextularoidea - Palaeotextulariidae
Climacammina sp. Brady 1873
Mikhailovella
  -
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Kiziliidae
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Lithostrotion decipiens McCoy 1849 horn coral
Siphonodendron cf. irregulare Phillips 1836 horn coral
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Axophyllum nanum horn coral
Axophyllum sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 horn coral
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales -
 Dasycladales - Diploporaceae
Rhodophyceae
 Florideae - Ungdarellaceae
 Calcifoliida - Fasciellidae
  - Aoujgaliaceae