Frías de Albarracín, Spain (Jurassic of Spain)

Also known as Reef 500

Where: Spain (40.3° N, 1.6° W: paleocoordinates 31.5° N, 7.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Sandy coral-solenoporacean-chaetetid-debris reef. Microbial crusts are rare.

•Inner ramp.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

• Foraminifers omitted

Primary reference: C. Errenst. 1990. Das korallenführende Kimmeridgium der nordwestliche Iberischen Ketten und angrenzender Gebiete (Fazies, Paläogeographie und Beschreibung der Korallenfauna), Teil 1. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 214:121-207 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34612: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 12.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

Lithocodium
  -
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
? Enallhelia ? differencia Eliasova 1981 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
? Latomeandra sp.1 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Ovalastrea caryophylloides1 Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
"Latiastraea minima" = Latiastrea minima1 Koby 1885 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris minima1 Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Microsolena sp.1 Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis moreauana Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Solenocoeniidae
Solenocoenia semiradiata Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Aplosmilia sp.1 d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
Acanthogyra multiformis1 Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Actinastrea ramulifera" = Stephanastrea ramulifera Etallon 1864 stony coral
listed as Stephanastrea ramulifera
Stephanastrea jurassica Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
"Kologyra cf. tuberosa" = Pachygyra tuberosa1
"Kologyra cf. tuberosa" = Pachygyra tuberosa1 d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Bacinella
  -
Bacinella irregularis2 Radoicic 1959
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
 Thaumatoporellales -
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales -
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Wetheredellidae
  - Wetheredellidae
Koskinobullina socialis2 Cherchi and Schroeder 1979