Patch Reef, Rumelange (Jurassic of Luxembourg)

Also known as Reef 340

Where: Luxembourg (49.5° N, 6.0° E: paleocoordinates 39.1° N, 15.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Humphriesianum ammonoid zone, Calcaire d’Audun-le-Tiche Formation, Early/Lower Bajocian (171.6 - 168.4 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), peel or thin section,

Primary reference: B. Lathuilière. 2000. Coraux constructeurs du Bajocien inférieur de France. 1ère Partie. Géobios 33:51-72 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38549: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 26.04.2004, edited by Loic Villier

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Taxonomic list

 Cidaroida - Heterocidaridae
Heterocidaris trigeri2 pencil urchin
 Cidaroida - Paracidaridae
 Cidaroida - Polycidaridae
Polycidaris horrida2, "Nenoticidaris zschokkei" = Paracidaris (Anisocidaris)2
Polycidaris horrida2 pencil urchin
"Nenoticidaris zschokkei" = Paracidaris (Anisocidaris)2 pencil urchin
 Stomopneustoida - Stomechinidae
 Pedinoida - Pedinidae
Hemipedina ferryi2 Cotteau 1860 sea urchin
Pedina sublaevis2 sea urchin
 Irregularia -
Aulacopygus caudatus2 Wright 1852 sea urchin
 Irregularia - Desorellidae
Menopygus nodoti2 sea urchin
 Calycina -
 Echinothurioida - Pelanechinidae
Pseudopedina divionensis2 Michelin 1854 sea urchin
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Periseris elegantula1 d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria mettensis1 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Cladophyllia babeana d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea bernardiana d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral