An Early Albian shallow marine coral fauna from Southern France – insight into evolution and palaeobiogeography of Cretaceous corals

@article{Lser2012AnEA,
  title={An Early Albian shallow marine coral fauna from Southern France – insight into evolution and palaeobiogeography of Cretaceous corals},
  author={Hannes L{\"o}ser},
  journal={Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments},
  year={2012},
  volume={93},
  pages={1-43}
}
  • H. Löser
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments
A species-rich hermatypic coral fauna from the late Early Albian (Mammillatum Zone) from Padern (Les Corbières, Aude, France) is taxonomically revised. The fauna encompasses 45 species in 24 genera. Genera of the suborders Faviina and Microsolenina dominate, followed by genera of the suborders Stylinina and Fungiina. The suborders Caryophylliina, Fungiina, Heterocoeniina, Meandrinina and Rhipidogyrina are represented by only a few genera. One species of the genus Parnassomeandra is described as… 
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