Rosseveltveg, ridges_70, Curacao, (Pliocene of Netherlands Antilles)

Also known as Reef 2678

Where: Netherlands Antilles (12.1° N, 69.0° W: paleocoordinates 12.1° N, 68.7° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Seroe Domi Formation, Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• Radiometric age 3 Ma, "Ridges unit"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Semiquantitative data reported as: 1 = rare, 2 = common, 3 = abundant, 4 = superabundant

Primary reference: A. F. Budd and K. G. Johnson. 1999. Origination preceding extinction during late Cenozoic turnover of Caribbean reefs. Paleobiology 25(2):188-200 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41039: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 06.07.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Corals only
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites portoricensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
"Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites
"Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastrea limbata Duncan 1863 stony coral
ssp. -3
Montastrea cavernosa Linne 1767 stony coral
ssp. -2
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Madracis decactis Lyman 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Isopora ginsburgi n. sp. Budd and Wallace 2008 stony coral
Isopora curacaoensis Budd and Wallace 2008 stony coral
Acropora palmata Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Acropora cervicornis Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora affinis Duncan 1863 stony coral
Stylophora granulata Duncan 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
"Placocyathus variabilis" = Meandrina (Placocyathus) variabilis
"Placocyathus variabilis" = Meandrina (Placocyathus) variabilis Duncan 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Diploria clivosa" = Pseudodiploria clivosa, "Diploria strigosa" = Pseudodiploria strigosa, Solenastrea bournoni
"Diploria clivosa" = Pseudodiploria clivosa Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
"Diploria strigosa" = Pseudodiploria strigosa Dana 1846 stony coral
Solenastrea bournoni Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral