Mahmudia Quarry, Caeracul Mare Hill, sample 106 (Triassic of Romania)

Where: Romania (45.1° N, 29.1° E: paleocoordinates 17.5° N, 33.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tubiphytes-Limestone Member (Caerace Formation), Bithynian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified bindstone

• The Tubiphytes-boundstones exposed in the north-eastern part of the Mahmudia Quarry are a massive carbonate buildup, lacking any bedding and showing a mixture of different carbonate facies, with frequent packages of microbially-mediated cement crusts.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BSP

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: A. N├╝tzel, A. Kaim, and E. Gradinaru. 2018. Middle Triassic (Anisian, Bithynian) gastropods from North Dobrogea (Romania) and their significance for gastropod recovery from the end-Permian mass extinction event. Papers in Palaeontology 4:477-512 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197723: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.11.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Euomphalina -
Triassocirrus "sp. 1" Yin and Yochelson 1983 snail
Triassocirrus "sp. 2" Yin and Yochelson 1983 snail