Pamantul Rosu hill, Delinesti (Miocene of Romania)

Where: Romania (45.4° N, 22.1° E: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 21.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Badenian (13.7 - 12.7 Ma)

• 4 m thick level in the lower half of the marine complex

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; fine-grained, micaceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Tita. 2000. Study on Miocene corals (Scleractinia) from Delinesti (Romania). Travaux du Museum National d'Histoire naturelle Grigore Antipa 42:373-382 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123135: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 12.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
Orbulina suturalis Bronnimann 1951
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Anadara diluvii" = Scapharca (Scapharca) diluvii
"Anadara diluvii" = Scapharca (Scapharca) diluvii Lamarck 1805 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Venus multilamella" = Venus (Ventricoloidea) multilamella
"Venus multilamella" = Venus (Ventricoloidea) multilamella Lamarck 1818 venus clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda -
"Ancilla glandiformis" = Amalda glandiformis
"Ancilla glandiformis" = Amalda glandiformis Lamarck 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus ponderous cone shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella badensis turret shell
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Cupuladriidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia sp. Wood 1844 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Acanthocyathus transilvanicus" = Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) transilvanicus
"Acanthocyathus transilvanicus" = Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) transilvanicus Reuss 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum roissyanum Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
"Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion
"Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion Heydrich 1897