Hassi Leguchate, Tunisia (Jurassic of Tunisia)

Also known as Reef 3317

Where: Tunisia (32.9° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 21.4° N, 11.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• Formation unnamed. Age assignment based on Beauvais (1985)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical, peel or thin section,

• Collected by M.G. Busson

Primary reference: L. Beauvais. 1966. Etude des Madréporaires jurassiques du Sahara tunisien. Annales de Paléontologie (Invertébrates) 52(2):115-152 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36660: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 09.02.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

• Corals only
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Terebratula sp. Müller 1776
Terebratula bussoni n. sp. Dubar 1967
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
"Terebratula cf. subsella" = Xestosina subsella
"Terebratula cf. subsella" = Xestosina subsella Leymerie 1846
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Rhynchonella sp. Fischer 1809
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Adelocoenia bachmanni Koby 1881 stony coral
Stylina bernardiana stony coral
Cryptocoenia luciensis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
"Thalamocoenia sp." = Latiastrea
"Thalamocoenia sp." = Latiastrea Beauvais 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
"Connectastrea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis
"Connectastrea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral