Galicia Margin, ODP Leg 103, Site 639, 639D-5R (Jurassic of Portugal)

Also known as Reef 3246

Where: Portugal (42.1° N, 12.3° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 0.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified rudstone and lithified framestone

• 4 m thick well preserved reefal interval in dolomitized biohermal sequence of ca. 200 m thickness
• Hydrozoan floatstone, framestone, rudstone intercalated with intraclast skeletal packstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: L. F. Jansa, M. C. Comas, M. Sarti and J. A. Haggerty. 1988. Late Jurassic carbonate platform of the Galicia margin. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results 103:171-192 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34584: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 11.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Coral taxa mentioned by Jansa are unknown and were omitted from the list
Lithocodium
  -
Lithocodium sp. Elliott 1956
Lithocodium aggregatum
  -
Lithocodium aggregatum Elliott 1956
[entered as Lithocodium agregatum]
Girvanella
  -
Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
unclassified
  -
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Enallhelia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Enallhelia sp. 2
Pseudocoenia sp. d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Latomeandridae indet. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
cf. Dimorphastrea sp. d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolenidae indet. Koby 1890 stony coral
Trocharea sp. Etallon 1864 stony coral
cf. Microsolena sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
cf. Microsolena sp. 2
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
cf. Dermosmilia sp. Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae
"? Calamoseris sp." = Calamophyllia
"? Calamoseris sp." = Calamophyllia Blainville 1830 stony coral
Bacinella
  -
Bacinella irregularis Radoicic 1959
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Cladocoropsidae
Cladocoropsis mirabilis Felix 1907 demosponge
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Chaetetidae indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 demosponge
Blastochaetetes sp. Dietrich 1919 demosponge
Blastochatestes
Bryopsidophyceae
 Bryopsidales - Codiaceae
Arabicodium sp. Elliott 1957
 Thaumatoporellales -
Rhodophyceae
  - Gymnocodiaceae
Permocalculus sp. Elliott 1955