Mt. Lysa, Holy Cross Mts. (Miocene of Poland)

Also known as Reef 732

Where: Poland (50.7° N, 20.5° E: paleocoordinates 51.0° N, 19.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• Badenian, Korytnica Clays (upper part of NN5 and lower part of NN6 nannoplancton zones)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; claystone and limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. Stolarski. 1991. Miocene Scleractinia from the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland; I, Caryophyliidae, Flabellidae, Dendrophyliidae, and Micrabaciidae. Acta Geologica Polonica 41(1-2):37-67 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38818: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 06.05.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia praelonga Michelotti 1838 stony coral
and several fragments
Dendrophyllia sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
juvenile forms
Dendrophyllia taurinensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
fragmentary colonies
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Stylocora exilis stony coral
600 fragmentary branches from 4 localities
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum roissyanum Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Ceratotrochus granulatus stony coral
437 specimens at his locality and Korytnica-Forest
"Tethocyathus microphyllus" = Trochocyathus microphyllus Reuss 1871 stony coral
"Tethocyathus velatus" = Trochocyathus stony coral
Polycyathus confertus stony coral
46 colonies (max. 4 corallites) at three localities, including this one
Caryophyllia sp. Lamarck 1801 stony coral
and several fragments
Paracyathus cupula stony coral
Paracyathus sp. Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Peponocyathus duncani Reuss 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea italica Defrance 1826 stony coral