Cerro Azabache, Chile (Jurassic of Chile)

Also known as Reef 1318

Where: Chile (22.9° S, 68.9° W: paleocoordinates 22.0° S, 33.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Bajocian (171.6 - 168.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Several small patch reefs.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: P. Prinz. 1991. Mesozoische Korallen aus Nordchile. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 216:147-209 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34632: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 13.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

• Corals only
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Microphyllia pulchella Beauvais 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
"Schizosmilia rollieri" = Cladophyllia rollieri
"Schizosmilia rollieri" = Cladophyllia rollieri Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia cottreaui Collignon 1932 stony coral
Montlivaltia cf. induta Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
Isastrea cf. explanulata Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
Isastrea richardsoni Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral