Bahna, marls (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 marl

• dark grey-violet bluish colour, schistose, very compact, sandy and micaceous

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 86875: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sophie Jankowski on 23.02.2009, edited by Madeleine Nimke

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Chamidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Venus (Ventricoloidea) multilamella Lamarck 1818 venus clam
Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
"Nerita radula" = Neritopsis radula
"Nerita radula" = Neritopsis radula Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Neogastropoda -
"Ancilla (Baryspira) glandiformis" = Amalda glandiformis
"Ancilla (Baryspira) glandiformis" = Amalda glandiformis Lamarck 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
"Columbella (Mitrella) nassoides" = Mitrella
"Columbella (Mitrella) nassoides" = Mitrella snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Cancellaria (Trigonostoma) spinifera" = Trigonostoma, Cancellaria lyrata
"Cancellaria (Trigonostoma) spinifera" = Trigonostoma snail
 Neogastropoda - Mitridae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
"Mitra (Vexilum) plicatula" = Vexillum (Uromitra) plicatulum Brocchi 1814 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Murex (Pteronotus) swainsoni" = Pterynotus swainsoni, "Murex (Muricanthus) pomiformis" = Hexaplex (Phyllonotus) pomiformis, Muricopsis cristata
"Murex (Pteronotus) swainsoni" = Pterynotus swainsoni Michelotti 1841 mustached bat
"Murex (Muricanthus) pomiformis" = Hexaplex (Phyllonotus) pomiformis Eichwald 1853 murex snail
Muricopsis cristata murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
"Pleurotoma (Drillia) spinescens" = Spirotropis spinescens, "Pleurotoma (Drillia) allioni" = Drillia
"Pleurotoma (Drillia) spinescens" = Spirotropis spinescens Bellardi 1947 snail
"Pleurotoma (Drillia) allioni" = Drillia snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Pleurotoma coronata" = Turris
"Pleurotoma coronata" = Turris turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus (Conolithus) dujardini, "Conus (Cheliconus) fuscocingulatus" = Conus (Chelyoconus)
Conus (Conolithus) dujardini Deshayes 1845 cone shell
"Conus (Cheliconus) fuscocingulatus" = Conus (Chelyoconus) cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
"Terebra (Subula) fuscata" = Terebra
"Terebra (Subula) fuscata" = Terebra auger snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Fusus crispoides" = Rostellaria (Fusus), "Fusus sp." = Rostellaria (Fusus), "Strombus coronatus" = Persististrombus coronatus
"Fusus crispoides" = Rostellaria (Fusus) true conch
"Fusus sp." = Rostellaria (Fusus) Bruguière 1789 true conch
"Strombus coronatus" = Persististrombus coronatus Defrance 1827 true conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica milleounctata, "Natica (Euspira) helicina" = Euspira helicina
"Natica (Euspira) helicina" = Euspira helicina Brocchi 1814 moon snail
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
"Charonia (Sassia) tarbelliana" = Sassia, "Charonia (Sassia) apenninica" = Sassia apenninica
"Charonia (Sassia) tarbelliana" = Sassia triton shell
"Charonia (Sassia) apenninica" = Sassia apenninica Sassi 1827 triton shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Potamides (Terebralia) bidentata Defrance 1832 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella subangulata, "Turritella (Archimediella) pulchra" = Archimediella
"Turritella (Archimediella) pulchra" = Archimediella turret shell
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
"Ringicula (Ringicula) auriculata" = Ringicula minor
"Ringicula (Ringicula) auriculata" = Ringicula minor Grateloup 1838 snail
var. buccinea
  - Neptuneidae
Neptunea sp. Röding 1798 snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
Astraea carinata snail
sup. spe. labiosa
Scaphopoda
  -
"Dentalium (Entalis) badensis" = Entalis
"Dentalium (Entalis) badensis" = Entalis tusk shell
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Tarbellastraea conoidea Reuss 1871 stony coral
Favia magnifica Reuss 1871 stony coral