Geologica Belgica Geologica Belgica -  volume 15 (2012)  number 4 - Proceedings of the XIth International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera 

New data on Angustiphyllum Altevogt, 1965, an automobile free-living rugose coral from the Eifelian of the Western Armorican Massif (France)

Yves PLUSQUELLEC

Université de Bretagne Occidentale, CNRS-UMR 6538 « Domaines océaniques », Laboratoire de Paléontologie, UFR Sciences, 6 av. Le Gorgeu, CS 93837, F-29238 Brest, France; yves.plusquellec@univ-brest.fr

Rémy GOURVENNEC

Université de Bretagne Occidentale, CNRS-UMR 6538 « Domaines océaniques », Laboratoire de Paléontologie, UFR Sciences, 6 av. Le Gorgeu, CS 93837, F-29238 Brest, France; remy.gourvennec@univ-brest.fr

Pierre-Alain JAOUEN

28 rue Anne de Mesmeur, F- 29160 Crozon, France.

Abstract

The genus Angustiphyllum is recorded for the first time in the Armorican Massif (Rade de Brest) and two new species are erected: A. stylophorum and A. vidalae. The well preserved material shows the indisputable presence of costae on the exterior side of the corallum, which, besides the wedge-like morphology of the corallum, constitutes the main diagnostic feature of the genus. Angustiphyllum seems to be a good index for the Upper Eifelian of the Ibero-Armorican Domain.

To cite this article

Yves PLUSQUELLEC, Rémy GOURVENNEC & Pierre-Alain JAOUEN, «New data on Angustiphyllum Altevogt, 1965, an automobile free-living rugose coral from the Eifelian of the Western Armorican Massif (France)», Geologica Belgica [En ligne], volume 15 (2012), number 4 - Proceedings of the XIth International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera, 254-264 URL : https://popups.ulg.ac.be/1374-8505/index.php?id=3761.