Mont Rarau, Rarau area, NE Romania (Cretaceous of Romania)

Where: Romania (47.5° N, 25.6° E: paleocoordinates 25.5° N, 30.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Morycowa. 1971. Hexacorallia et Octocorallia du Cretace Inferieur de Rarau (Carpathes Orientales Roumaines) [Early Cretaceous hexacorals and octocorals from Rarau (Eastern Carpathians, Romania)]. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 16(1-2):3-149 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69206: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.02.2007

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Heliocoenia triradiata n. sp. Morycowa 1971 stony coral
Heliocoenia rarauensis n. sp. Morycowa 1971 stony coral
Pseudocoenia annae Volz 1903 stony coral