Arachowa, Greece (Cretaceous of Greece)

Also known as Reef 1706

Where: Greece (38.4° N, 22.6° E: paleocoordinates 19.4° N, 22.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

• Formerly assinged to the Albian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Up to 30 x 40 m limestone blocks in ophiolitic conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: R. C. Baron-Szabo and T. Steuber. 1996. Korallen und Rudisten aus dem Apt im tertiären Flysch des Parnass-Gebirges bei Delphi-Arachowa (Mittelgriechenland). Berliner geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen Reihe E 18:3-75 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34719: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 17.09.2003, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Hippuritida - Caprinidae
 Hippuritida - Polyconitidae
 Hippuritida - Caprinulidae
Himeraelites sp. Stefano 1889 rudist
 Hippuritida - Monopleuridae
Monopleura sp. Matheron 1842 rudist
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Cladophylliidae
 Scleractinia - Cyathophoridae
Pentacoenia elegantula d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Stylina elegans" = Stylina inwaldensis Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Stylina regularis Fromentel 1862 stony coral
Pseudocoenia annae Volz 1903 stony coral
Cyathophora steinmanni Fritzsche 1924 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
? Dimorphastrea sp. d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Fungiastraea crespoi Felix 1891 stony coral
Latiastrea cf. kaufmanni Koby 1897 stony coral
Mixastraea westfalica Löser 1993 stony coral
"Polyastropsis arnaudi" = Thamnoseris arnaudi Alloiteau 1957 stony coral
Microphyllia densecostata Sikharulidze 1979 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Dimorpharaea koechlini, "Microsolena distefanoi" = Microsolena major
Dimorpharaea koechlini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1860 stony coral
"Microsolena distefanoi" = Microsolena major Ferry 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Donacosmilidae
Parepismilia sp. Beauvais 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Carolastraeidae
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
? Epistreptophyllum cylindratum Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
Dermosmilia cretacica Turnsek 1974 stony coral
Dermosmilia cf. laxata Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Synastraeidae
"Dimorphastrea parallela" = Synastrea parallela, Synastrea cf. dubia
"Dimorphastrea parallela" = Synastrea parallela Reuss 1846 stony coral
Synastrea cf. dubia de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Brachymeandra leptophylla Reuss 1854 stony coral
"Olgastraea bohemica" = Dimorphastraeopsis bohemica Eliasova 1989 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Amphiastrea minima stony coral
Amphiastrea aethiopica Dietrich 1926 stony coral
Opisthophyllum cf. zitteli Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Opistophyllum cf. zitteli
Aulastraea cf. macer Eliasova 1975 stony coral
Aulastraea schaeferi Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Amphiaulastrea keuppi n. sp. stony coral
Amphiaulastrea conferta Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Pleurostylina corallina de Fromentel 1856 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
Axosmilia kobyi Angelis d'Ossat 1905 stony coral
Axosmilia villersensis Koby 1898 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea actinastrae Turnsek and Mihajlovic 1981 stony coral
Columactinastraea sp. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
[entered as Columactinastrea sp.]
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Hydnophora styriaca Michelin 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia dichotoma Koby 1884 stony coral
Thecosmilia cf. trichotoma Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Peplosmilia fromenteli Angelis d'Ossat 1905 stony coral
Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
"Montlivaltia cf. renevieri" = Montlivaltia vesiculosa Koby 1884 stony coral
Clausastrea bolzei Alloiteau 1960 stony coral
Clausastrea julistephanovi Zlatarski 1967 stony coral
Dimorphocoenia izvoralbensis Morycowa 1971 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Pseudomyriophyllia turnsekae n. sp. Baron-Szabo 1996 stony coral
Pseudomyriophyllia carpathica Morycowa 1971 stony coral
Eugyra lanckoronensis Morycowa 1964 stony coral
Eugyra cotteaui Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
Placocoenia major Felix 1903 stony coral
Columnocoenia ksiazkiewiczi Morycowa 1964 stony coral
Including ssp. bucovinensis
 Scleractinia - Heterocoeniidae
Heterocoenia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Latusastrea provincialis d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Smilotrochus jacobi" = Smilotrochus milneri
"Smilotrochus jacobi" = Smilotrochus milneri Gregory 1898 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Guyniidae
 Scleractinia - Aulastraeoporidae
Aulastraeopora sp. Prever 1909 stony coral
Aulastraeopora deangelisi Prever 1909 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
Diploastrea harrisi Wells 1932 stony coral
 Coenothecalia - Helioporidae