Ossa Morena, Los Santos de Maimona Basin, Spain (Carboniferous of Spain)

Also known as Reef 2770

Where: Spain (38.5° N, 6.4° W: paleocoordinates 18.2° S, 2.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Siphonodendron Limestone Formation, Visean (346.7 - 330.9 Ma)

• Data form upper subunit

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone and lithified marl

• Biostromal limestones interpreted as reef flat environment
• 12 m of bioclastic and biostromal limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• Stongly dominated by Siphonodendron

Primary reference: S. Rodríguez, M. E. Arribas, S. Falces, E. Moreno-Eiris, and J. A. Pena. 1994. The Siphonodendron Limestone of the Los Santos de Maimona Basin: development of an extensive reef-flat during the Visean in Ossa Morena, SW Spain. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 172:203-214 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34641: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 14.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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 Foraminifera -
Trilobita
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Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Stenolaemata
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Stenolaemata indet. Borg 1926
erect branching
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Fenestellidae indet. King 1850
frond-like
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
Fistuliporidae indet. Ulrich 1882
encrusting
Echinoidea
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Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productidae
Productidae indet. Gray 1840
Gigantoprotuctidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Orthida - Orthidae
Orthidae indet. Woodward 1852
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringoporidae indet. Fromentel 1864 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Solenodendron sp. Sando 1976 horn coral
Siphonodendron irregulare Phillips 1836 horn coral
Siphonodendron martini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathopsidae
Cyathopsidae indet. Dybowski 1873 horn coral
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Axophyllidae indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 horn coral
unclassified
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Porifera indet. Grant 1836
Rhodophyceae
 Florideae - Ungdarellaceae
  - Solenoporaceae