Quebrada El Way, Chile (Cretaceous to of Chile)

Also known as Reef 1319

Where: Chile (23.8° S, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 24.5° S, 36.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hauterivian to Hauterivian (132.9 - 125.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• up to 60 m thick reefal limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

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 34633: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 13.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

• Corals only
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Stylina wintoni" = Pseudocoeniopsis wintoni
"Stylina wintoni" = Pseudocoeniopsis wintoni Wells 1933 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ellipsocoenia sp. d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
"Polyastropsis arnaudi" = Thamnoseris arnaudi Alloiteau 1957 stony coral
Thamnoseris ankotrofotsyensis Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Actinastrea retifera" = Stelidioseris retifera
"Actinastrea retifera" = Stelidioseris retifera Stoliczka 1873 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
? Astreopora sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
Astraeopora ? sp.
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
? Eugyra sp. Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
Columnocoenia ksiazkiewiczi Morycowa 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae