Pirpiriu Hill, Dobrogea (Triassic of Romania)

Where: Romania (45.2° N, 28.7° E: paleocoordinates 17.4° N, 33.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, cherty/siliceous, carbonaceous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Iordan. 1993. Triassic brachiopods of Romania. In J. Palfy, A. Voros (eds.), Mesozoic Brachiopods of Alpine Europe 49-58 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 170256: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.06.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Athyridida - Diplospirellidae
Pexidella marmorea Bittner 1890
 Spiriferinida - Sinucostidae
 Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae
Mentzelia mentzeli Dunker 1851
 Rhynchonellida - Sinorhynchiidae
"Volirhynchia protractifrons" = Volirhynchia projectifrons
"Volirhynchia protractifrons" = Volirhynchia projectifrons Bittner 1890