Anina p41/c2/s6 Getic Nappe (Jurassic to of Romania)

Where: Romania (45.1° N, 21.9° E: paleocoordinates 25.2° N, 23.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Valea Tereziei Member (Steierdorf Formation), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• Within the area of Anina, the Steierdorf Fm belongs to the so-called Anina facies, that represents the central facies of this formation in the Resita Basin. it includes 3 members, in the following succession: Budinic Mb, basal and coarse, the Valea Tereziei Mb, fine and median an the Uteris Mb, represented by black bituminous shales.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

• sandstones with root structures, horizontal or chaotic sedimentated stems, and leaves

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, original carbon

Collection methods: quarrying, chemical, mechanical,

• 72 samples were taken

Primary reference: M. E. Popa. 2000. Early Jurassic land flora of the Getic Nappe. [C. Looy/W. Puijk/W. Puijk]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31091: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Wilma Puijk on 11.04.2003, edited by Cindy Looy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
rachises, radicels, roots, berets, seeds?
 Bennettitales -
? Nilssoniopteris sp. Nathorst 1909
Pterophyllum sp. Brongniart 1828
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
 Peltaspermales - Umkomasiaceae
 Equisetales -
 Caytoniales - Caytoniaceae
Sagenopteris sp. Presl 1838
very small
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia cf. undulata" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia cf. undulata" = Nilsonia cycads
 Osmundales - Osmundaceae
Cladophlebis sp. Brongniart 1849
Cladophlebis sp. Brongniart 1849
sp X
 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae
Carpolithes sp. Brongniart