Geger Tjabé, Pankah, Java, Indonesia (Pliocene of Indonesia)

Also known as Reef 2043

Where: Java, Indonesia (7.0° S, 109.3° E: paleocoordinates 7.1° S, 109.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Lower or middle Pliocene

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Coral reef

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Osberger. 1954. Jungtertiäre Korallen von Java. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 100:119-158 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34722: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 17.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Corals only
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Goniopora tenuidens Quelch 1886 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Fungiidae
Fungia sp. Lamarck 1801 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
"Montipora cf. trabeculata" = Montipora efflorescens, "Madrepora duncani" = Acropora duncani, "Madrepora cf. squarrosa" = Acropora squarrosa
"Montipora cf. trabeculata" = Montipora efflorescens Bernard 1897 stony coral
"Madrepora duncani" = Acropora duncani Reuss 1867 stony coral
"Madrepora cf. squarrosa" = Acropora squarrosa Ehrenberg 1834 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora pistillata Esper 1797 stony coral
Stylophora pocilloporoides Umbgrove 1950 stony coral
Seriatopora hystrix Dana 1846 stony coral
Pocillopora damicornis Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
Pocillopora jenkinsi Reuss 1867 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Leptoria selenkae Felix 1913 stony coral
Goniastrea retiformis Lamarck 1816 stony coral
"Prionastraea cf. verbeeki" = Favites verbeeki Dollfus 1908 stony coral
Prionastraea cf. verbeeki
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
Diploastrea heliopora Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Alcyonacea - Isididae
Isis cf. polyacantha Steenstrup 1849