Jibou B (JBB2) (Paleocene of Romania)

Also known as JBB; Calcaires de Rona; Botanic Garden of Jibou

Where: Romania (47.3° N, 23.3° E: paleocoordinates 36.6° N, 20.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Rona Member (Jibou Formation), Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

• JBB2 bed; "Calcaires de Rona"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1995-1996

Primary reference: F. d. Lapparent de Broin, X. Murelaga Bereikua, and V. Codrea. 2004. Presence of Dortokidae (Chelonii, Pleurodira) in the earliest Tertiary of the Jibou Formation, Romania: paleobiogeographical implications. Acta Palaeontologica Romaniae 4:203-215 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138243: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 08.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Dortokidae
"Ronella botanica" = Dortoka botanica
"Ronella botanica" = Dortoka botanica Gheerbrant et al. 1999 turtle