Jabaloyas, Spain (Jurassic of Spain)

Also known as Reef 502

Where: Spain (40.3° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 31.4° N, 8.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-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 bindstone and lithified rudstone

• Coral thrombolite.

•Microbial crusts dominate, but small to medium sized corals and corraline sponges increase up-section.

•Siliceous sponge spicules at base.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

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 34613: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 12.09.2003, edited by Mihaela Krause

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Lithocodium
  -
Lithocodium sp.2 Elliott 1956
Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Nautiloculinidae
Textulariina
 Loftusiacea - Hottingeritidae
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula indet.2 Linnaeus 1758
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet.2 Linnaeus 1758 clam
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet.2 bryozoan
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Stylina excelsa" = Adelocoenia excelsa2
"Stylina excelsa" = Adelocoenia excelsa2 Etallon 1858 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea delgadoi2 stony coral
Dimorphastrea sp.1 d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris minima1 Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Microsolena sp.1 Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis sp.2 Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria sp.2 LeSauvage 1823 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Meandrophyllia amedei1 Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
Axosmilia infundibuliformis2 Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Bacinella
  -
Demospongea
 Axinellida -
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Cayeuxia sp.2 Frollo 1938
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Wetheredellidae
  - Wetheredellidae
Koskinobullina sp.2 Cherchi and Schroeder 1979
 Ichnofossils -
Thalassinoides sp.2 Ehrenberg 1944
Planolites sp.2 Nicholson 1873
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Miliolidae indet.2 Ehrenberg 1839
Nigriporellidae
  - Nigriporellidae