Haudainville reef, Lorraine, France (Jurassic of France)

Also known as Reef 456

Where: France (49.1° N, 5.4° E: paleocoordinates 40.0° N, 14.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Five reefal horizons interrupted by erosion surfaces. Here main reefal level.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Summary of older collections

Primary reference: L. Beauvais. 1985. Les Madreporaires jurassiques indicateurs de paleoenvironments: quelques exemples. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 49:207-215 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35309: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 26.11.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Incomplete list
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Aplophyllia sp. D'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis sp. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria dendroidea Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Aplosmilia sp. d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral