Albas, Corbieres, France (Eocene of France)

Also known as Reef 956

Where: France (42.8° N, 2.5° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Illerdian (Early Ypresian)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Solenomeris reefs

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J.-C. Plaziat and C. Perrin. 1992. Multikilometer-sized reefs built by foraminifera (Solenomeris) from the early Eocene of the Pyrenean domain (S. France, N.Spain): Palaeoecologic relations with coral reefs. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 96:195-231 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34705: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 17.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Acervulinacea - Acervulinidae
Solenomeris sp. Douvillé 1924