Anina p43/c2 Ponor SSSI 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.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

• fine laminated sandstone, with root structures, horizontal or chaotic sedimentated stems, stems in situ, and leaves

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, original carbon

Collection methods: quarrying, chemical, mechanical,

• 3 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 31092: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Wilma Puijk on 11.04.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Bennettitales -
Ptilophyllum sp. Morris 1840
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia cf. orientalis" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia cf. orientalis" = Nilsonia cycads