Tazerdunet, 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 36664: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 09.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Corals only
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina dubia Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
Cryptocoenia luciensis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Chomatoseris jacobi Alloiteau 1945 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Diplocoenia tazerdunetensis Beauvais 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
? Thecosmilia ? jaccardi Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Sakalavastraea collignoni Alloiteau 1958 stony coral