Belogorsk region, Crimea (Paleocene of Ukraine)

Where: Krym, Ukraine (45.1° N, 34.7° E: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 29.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• Lower Danian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. I. Kuzmicheva. 1987. Verkhnemelovyye i paleogenovyye korally SSSR [Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene corals from the USSR] 1-187 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 77071: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.12.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
"Balanophyllia schlosseri" = Balanophyllia caulifera
"Balanophyllia schlosseri" = Balanophyllia caulifera Conrad 1847 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Parasmilia helenae" = Parasmilia centralis Mantell 1822 stony coral
 Gorgonacea - Parisididae
Parisis sp. gorgonian
 Octocorallia -