Los Marmoles, Spain (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as Reef 698

Where: Spain (37.4° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 2.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Upper Tortonian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Reefs at margins of abandoned small delta complex. Patch reefs several 100 m long and up to 12 m thick

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

• Coral quantiative data for whole outcrop combined

Primary reference: J. M. Martin, J. C. Braga, and P. Rivas. 1989. Coral successions in Upper Tortonian reefs in SE Spain. Lethaia 22:271-286 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34734: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.09.2003, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Porites sp. A
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea crenulata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora sp. Schweigger 1819 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Platygyra siciliae stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Tarbellastraea sp. Alloiteau 1950 stony coral
Tarbellastraea sp. A
Tarbellastraea reussiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
Tarbellastraea bragai Stemann and Budd 1996 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Columastreidae
Palaeoplesiastraea columnaeformis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae
"Thegioastraea sp." = Diploastrea
"Thegioastraea sp." = Diploastrea Matthai 1914 stony coral
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Corallinaceae indet. Lamouroux 1816