Lyubasha Mountain, Lyalintsi, 397 m (Cretaceous of Bulgaria)

Also known as Reef 3926

Where: Pernik, Bulgaria (42.8° N, 22.8° E: paleocoordinates 24.0° N, 25.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Slivnitsa Formation, Valanginian (139.8 - 132.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• medium- to thick-bedded organogenic and fine-grained biodetrital limestones, mainly light grey, with a diverse coral fauna

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: E. Roniewicz. 2008. Kimmeridgian-Valanginian reef corals from the Moesian Platform from Bulgaria. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae 78:91-134 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 87079: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 03.03.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Pseudocoenia aff. baltovensis Roniewicz 1966 stony coral
Cyathophora "sp. 2" Michelin 1843 stony coral
Stylosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Latomeandra ramosa Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae
Protoseris sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
Mesomorpha aff. simionescui Roniewicz 1976 stony coral