Gurabo Adentro, Gurabo_11, Dominican Republic (Pliocene of Dominican Republic)

Also known as Reef 3331

Where: Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.2° W: paleocoordinates 19.5° N, 70.8° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cercado Formation, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• Radiometric age 3.9 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 41070: 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 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. -2 and -3
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora affinis Duncan 1863 stony coral
Stylophora granulata Duncan 1864 stony coral
Stylophora monticulosa Vaughan and Hoffmeister 1925 stony coral
Stylophora minor Duncan 1863 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
"Placocyathus variabilis" = Meandrina (Placocyathus) variabilis
"Placocyathus variabilis" = Meandrina (Placocyathus) variabilis Duncan 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Caulastrea portoricensis Coryell 1929 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Solenastrea bournoni Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral