Trudolyubovka, Crimea, coral-algal biostrome (Cretaceous of Ukraine)

Also known as Reef 3665

Where: Ukraine (44.8° N, 34.0° E: paleocoordinates 0.5° S, 48.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Hauterivian (136.4 - 130.0 Ma)

• dated as Early Hauterivian on the basis of the ammonite Leopoldina leopoldinus

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• coral-algal biostrome, 2-3 m thick, 70 m lateral extension

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. I. Kuzmicheva. 1985. Cretaceous and Paleogene corals of the Ukraine. Moscow University Geology Bulletin 40(5):30-35 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 77074: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.12.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Chaetetidae indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 demosponge
 Stromatoporoidea -
Hydrozoa indet. Owen 1843
 Scleractinia - Agatheliidae
Agathelia turbinata Trautschold 1886 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Stylina elegans" = Stylina inwaldensis, "Stylina sparsa" = Heliocoenia sparsa
"Stylina elegans" = Stylina inwaldensis Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
"Stylina sparsa" = Heliocoenia sparsa Trautschold 1886 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
 Scleractinia - Fungiidae
"Cunnolites intumescens" = Cycloseris escosurae
"Cunnolites intumescens" = Cycloseris escosurae Mallada 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Actinastraea colliculosa" = Actinastrea
"Actinastraea colliculosa" = Actinastrea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Dimorphocoenia solomkoae Bendukidze 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Ellipsocoenia turbinata" = Favia turbinata Fromentel 1857 stony coral
Eugyra pontica stony coral
Eugyra interrupta de Fromentel 1868 stony coral
Eugyra cotteaui Fromentel 1857 stony coral