Garlo II, Breznik area, Pernik (Cretaceous of Bulgaria)

Also known as Reef 2736

Where: Bulgaria (42.8° N, 22.9° E: paleocoordinates 27.1° N, 21.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• Original age assigment Maastrichtian. Revised by Swinburne et al. (Cret. Res. 13, 1992) based on Sr isotopes and larger foraminifers

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified, sandy limestone

• bioconstruction with dominant rudists
• 12-15 m

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: V. L. Tchechmedjieva. 1986. Paleoecologie des Madreporaires du Cretace superieur dans le Srednogorie de l'Ouest (Bulgarie occidentale) (Paleoecology of Upper Cretaceous scleractinians from the Western Sredna Gora (Western Bulgaria)]. Geologica Balcanica 16(5):55-81 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67576: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.11.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten sp. Müller 1776 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Cardiiformii -
"Hippuritoida indet." = Hippuritida
"Hippuritoida indet." = Hippuritida Newell 1965 rudist
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Corbariastraea rennensis Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
 Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae
Acrosmilia conica d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Brachycoenia leptophylla" = Brachymeandra leptophylla
"Brachycoenia leptophylla" = Brachymeandra leptophylla Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae
Pachyphyllia toucasi de Fromentel 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Meandroria radiata" = Dictuophyllia, "Meandroria pyrenaica" = Dictuophyllia, "Meandroria dumortieri" = Dictuophyllia
"Meandroria radiata" = Dictuophyllia stony coral
"Meandroria pyrenaica" = Dictuophyllia stony coral
"Meandroria dumortieri" = Dictuophyllia stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
Paraplacocoenia rotula Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heterocoeniidae
"Pachycoenia corbariensis" = Heterocoenia
"Pachycoenia corbariensis" = Heterocoenia stony coral