Avril, France (Jurassic of France)

Where: Lorraine, France (49.3° N, 6.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 15.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Bajocian (171.6 - 168.4 Ma)

• Propinquans and Humphriesianum zones

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: 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 38554: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 26.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Periseris elegantula d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria mettensis 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