Mangyshlak (Paleocene of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (44.5° N, 51.6° E: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 45.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. I. Kuzmicheva. 1987. Verkhnemelovyye i paleogenovyye korally SSSR [Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene corals from the USSR] 1-187 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 86752: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 16.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Parasmilia helenae" = Parasmilia centralis, Faksephyllia faxoensis, "Ceratotrochus rengarteni" = Ceratotrochus supracretacea
"Parasmilia helenae" = Parasmilia centralis Mantell 1822 stony coral
Faksephyllia faxoensis Beck 1835 stony coral
"Ceratotrochus rengarteni" = Ceratotrochus supracretacea Hennig 1899 stony coral
 Gorgonacea -
Acabaria mangyschlakensis Kuzmicheva 1980 gorgonian
Moltkia minuta Nielsen 1918 gorgonian
 Gorgonacea - Parisididae
Parisis "sp. 3" gorgonian
Parisis "sp. 4" gorgonian
Parisis vertebralis Hennig 1899 gorgonian
Parisis erratica Voigt 1958 gorgonian