Toanghii Valley section, Varciorog Fm, upper part (Cretaceous of Romania)

Where: Romania (47.0° N, 22.3° E: paleocoordinates 26.3° N, 27.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Varciorog Formation, Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

• the upper part of the lower Aptian, or the upper Bedoulian

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; black, gray packstone

• greyish-blackish bioclastic packstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: D. F. Lazar, I. I. Bucur, I. Cociuba and E. Sasaran. 2012. Sedimentary succession of the Lower Cretaceous deposits from the north-western part of Pădurea Craiului (Apuseni Mountains, Romania). Studia UBB Geologia 57(1):33-51 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 146242: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 18.06.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Lithocodium aggregatum
  -
Rivulariaceae
  - Rivulariaceae
Rivularia sp. Agardh 1886
 Foraminifera -
Rectocyclammina
  -
Dobrogelina
  -
Dobrogelina sp. Neagu 1979
 Biokovinacea - Charentiidae
Textulariina
 Loftusiacea - Cyclamminidae
 Textulariina - Haplophragmoididae
 Textulariina - Verneuilinidae
Gaudryina sp. d'Orbigny 1839
Textulariina
 Textulariacea - Textulariidae
Bolivinopsis sp. Yaklovlev 1891
Textularia sp. Defrance 1824
 Orbitolinacea - Orbitolinidae
 Textulariina - Cuneolinidae
 Textulariina - Nezzazatidae
Nezzazatinella sp. Darmoian 1976
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Lenticulina sp. Lamarck 1804
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Polychaeta
 Terebellomorpha -
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Bacinella
  -
Bacinella irregularis Radoicic 1959
Anthozoa
 Gorgonacea -
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Triploporellaceae
Triploporella sp. Steinmann 1880
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales -
Corallinales indet. Silva and Johansen 1986
 Corallinales - Sporolithaceae
  - Solenoporaceae
 Cryptonemiales - Peyssonneliaceae
Polystrata alba Pfender 1936
  - Gymnocodiaceae
Permocalculus sp. Elliott 1955
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Quinqueloculina sp. d'Orbigny 1826