Gagra 5 (Cretaceous of Georgia)

Where: Georgia (43.3° N, 40.3° E: paleocoordinates 6.5° S, 43.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: limestone

• lithology described as marly limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. V. Kotetishvili. 1989. Biofacies Characteristics of Lower Cretaceous Deposits of Georgia. In J. Wiedmann (ed.), Cretaceous of the Western Tethys. Proceedings 3rd International Cretaceous Symposium, Tuebingen 1987:543-550 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/A. Clement]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2116: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 22.06.1999

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
Pseudohaploceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Tetragonitidae
Tetragonites sp. Kossmat 1895 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Parahoplitidae
Diadochoceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
Colombiceras sp. Spath 1923 ammonite
Acanthohoplites sp. Sinzow 1908 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Deshayesitidae
Deshayesites sp. Kazansky 1914 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae
Hypacanthohoplites sp. Spath 1923 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Douvilleiceratidae
Cheloniceras sp. Hyatt 1903 ammonite
"Epicheloniceras sp." = Cheloniceras (Epicheloniceras) Casey 1954 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Ancyloceratidae
Australiceras sp. Whitehouse 1926 ammonite
"Kutatissites sp." = Ancyloceras (Kutatissites) ammonite
Tropaeum sp. Sowerby 1837 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Ptychoceratidae
Ptychoceras sp. d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
 Ammonoidea -
 Ammonoidea - Macroscaphitidae
"Costidiscus sp." = Macroscaphites (Costidiscus)
"Costidiscus sp." = Macroscaphites (Costidiscus) Uhlig 1883 ammonite