Rosseveltveg, ridges_65, 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 41048: 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
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites furcata Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Porites astreoides Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastrea limbata Duncan 1863 stony coral
ssp. -2
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Madracis decactis Lyman 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Isopora ginsburgi 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 monticulosa Vaughan and Hoffmeister 1925 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
"Montastrea faveolata" = Orbicella faveolata
"Montastrea faveolata" = Orbicella faveolata Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Colpophyllia natans Houttuyn 1772 stony coral
"Diploria strigosa" = Pseudodiploria strigosa Dana 1846 stony coral
Solenastrea bournoni Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral