Sierra del Madero, Spain (Jurassic of Spain)

Also known as Reef 407

Where: Spain (41.8° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 8.3° 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 framestone and lithified rudstone

• Vertical accretion of bioherms.
• 60 m thick reefal limestones

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 34625: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 12.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Enallhelia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Heliocoenia sp. Etallon 1859 stony coral
Heliocoenia vesicularia Errenst 1990 stony coral
Pseudocoenia splendens de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Pseudocoenia beskidena Eliasova 1981 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
? Fungiastraea sp. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris sp. d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
Comoseris baltovensis Roniewicz 1966 stony coral
Microsolena sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Microsolena tuberosa Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis flabellum de Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
"Actinarea sp." = Actinaraea
"Actinarea sp." = Actinaraea d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Actinaraeopsis araneola" = Camptodocis araneola, "Meandrophyllia edwardsi" = Meandrophyllia corrugata
"Actinaraeopsis araneola" = Camptodocis araneola Roniewicz 1968 stony coral
"Meandrophyllia edwardsi" = Meandrophyllia corrugata Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Aplosmilia semisulcata Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Amphiastrea cf. piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Thecosmilia longimana Quenstedt 1881 stony coral
Clausastrea sp. d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Clausastrea parva Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral
Isastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Isastrea helianthoides Goldfuss 1826 stony coral