Momchilgrad (Oligocene of Bulgaria)

Where: Kurdzhali, Bulgaria (41.5° N, 25.4° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 23.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. D. Karagyuleva. 1964. Fosilite na B'lgariya, VIa Paleogen Molyuski [Bulgarian fossils, VIa Paleogene molluscs] 1-270 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 102287: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 12.01.2011

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris pulvinata Lamarck 1805 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus bifrons, "Amussium (Pseudentolium) corneum" = Amusium
Spondylus bifrons Goldfuss 1835 scallop
"Amussium (Pseudentolium) corneum" = Amusium scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea (Gigantostrea) gigantica Solander in Brander 1766 oyster
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Venus praecursor venus clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia (Globularia) auriculata, "Globularia (Ampullinopsis) crassatina" = Ampullinopsis crassatina
"Globularia (Ampullinopsis) crassatina" = Ampullinopsis crassatina Lamarck 1804 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
 Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae
"Xancus episomus" = Turbinella episoma
"Xancus episomus" = Turbinella episoma Michelotti 1861 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Cryptoconus filosus, "Conus (Leptoconus) diversiformis" = Conus diversiformis
"Conus (Leptoconus) diversiformis" = Conus diversiformis Deshayes 1824 cone shell
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Canarium (Canarium) radix" = Persististrombus radix
"Canarium (Canarium) radix" = Persististrombus radix Brongniart 1823 true conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Amaurellina (Amaurellina) scaligera, "Amaurellina (Crommium) angustata" = Crommium
"Amaurellina (Crommium) angustata" = Crommium moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
 Neritoidea - Neritidae