Buenos_7, Curacao (Pliocene of Netherlands Antilles)

Where: Netherlands Antilles (12.1° N, 68.9° W: paleocoordinates 12.1° N, 68.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Radiometric age 3 Ma

• 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 41051: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 06.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Corals only
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites baracoaensis Vaughan 1919 stony coral
Porites furcata Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Porites astreoides Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
"Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites, "Undaria crassa" = Agaricia agaricites
"Undaria agaricites" = Agaricia agaricites Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
"Undaria crassa" = Agaricia agaricites Linnaeus 1758 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea siderea Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastrea limbata Duncan 1863 stony coral
ssp. -2
Montastrea cavernosa Linne 1767 stony coral
ssp. -2
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora palmata Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Acropora cervicornis Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora granulata Duncan 1864 stony coral
Stylophora monticulosa Vaughan and Hoffmeister 1925 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Caulastrea portoricensis Coryell 1929 stony coral
"Montastrea faveolata" = Orbicella faveolata Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Diploria clivosa" = Pseudodiploria clivosa, "Diploria strigosa" = Pseudodiploria strigosa
"Diploria clivosa" = Pseudodiploria clivosa Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
"Diploria strigosa" = Pseudodiploria strigosa Dana 1846 stony coral