Serranía de Cocinas, Guajira Peninsula, Columbia (Jurassic of Colombia)

Also known as Reef 2083

Where: Colombia (11.8° N, 71.6° W: paleocoordinates 11.2° N, 41.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jipi Formation (Cocinas Group), Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: O. F. Geyer. 1968. Nota sobre la posición estratigráfica y la fauna de corales del Jurásico superior en la Península de la Guajira (Colombia). Boletín de Geología (Bucaramanga) 24:9-22 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34736: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya sp. Sowerby 1823 clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
 Scleractinia - Cladophylliidae
Halysitastraea columbiana n. gen. n. sp. stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Convexastrea dendroidea" = Adelocoenia dendroidea, Stylina micrommata, "Dendrohelia sp." = Heliocoenia
"Convexastrea dendroidea" = Adelocoenia dendroidea de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Stylina micrommata Quenstedt 1857 stony coral
"Dendrohelia sp." = Heliocoenia Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis sp. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae
"Calamoseris sp." = Calamophyllia
"Calamoseris sp." = Calamophyllia Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria dendroidea Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
ssp. tenuis
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Allocoenia trochiformis Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
 Algae -