Bahna, marl chalk stones (Miocene of Romania)

Where: Romania (44.8° N, 22.5° E: paleocoordinates 44.2° N, 22.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Curchia Formation, Badenian (13.7 - 12.7 Ma)

• marl-limy level of the lower sandy horizon

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified chalk

• limy marl, violet-blue whitish, friable and fossil

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Tita. 2007. Commets on the Badenian Fauna (Middle Miocene) from Bahna (Southern Carpathians, Romania). Travaux du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle Grigore Antipa 50:543-554 [W. Kiessling/S. Jankowski/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 86908: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Madeleine Nimke on 24.02.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys seniensis scallop
sub. sp. lomnicki
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Cardita (Venericardia) partschi" = Venericardia
"Cardita (Venericardia) partschi" = Venericardia clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Venus (Ventricoloidea) multilamella Lamarck 1818 venus clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda -
"Ancilla obsoleta" = Amalda obsoleta, "Ancilla (Baryspira) glandiformis" = Amalda glandiformis
"Ancilla obsoleta" = Amalda obsoleta Brocchi 1814 snail
"Ancilla (Baryspira) glandiformis" = Amalda glandiformis Lamarck 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
"Columbella (Mitrella) petersi" = Mitrella
"Columbella (Mitrella) petersi" = Mitrella snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella sp. Lamarck 1799 margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus (Conolithus) dujardini, Conus (Lithoconus) mercati, "Conus (Cheliconus) fuscocingulatus" = Conus (Chelyoconus), "Conus puschi" = Plagioconus puschi
Conus (Conolithus) dujardini Deshayes 1845 cone shell
"Conus (Cheliconus) fuscocingulatus" = Conus (Chelyoconus) cone shell
"Conus puschi" = Plagioconus puschi Michelotti 1857 cone shell
 Cypraeoidea - Pediculariidae
"Cypraea (Cypraeovula) eratoformis" = Pseudocypraea eratoformis
"Cypraea (Cypraeovula) eratoformis" = Pseudocypraea eratoformis Hoernes and Auinger 1880 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Campanilidae
"Cerithium vulgatum" = Cerithium (Thericium) vulgatum
"Cerithium vulgatum" = Cerithium (Thericium) vulgatum Bruguière 1789 snail
sub. sp. europaeum
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella (Haustator) vermicularis Brocchi 1814 turret shell
Scaphopoda
  -
"Dentalium (Entalis) badensis" = Entalis
"Dentalium (Entalis) badensis" = Entalis tusk shell
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Favia magnifica Reuss 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Syzygophyllia brevis Reuss 1860 stony coral