Kosihovce (Miocene of Slovakia)

Where: Slovakia (48.2° N, 19.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.9° N, 19.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Lower Tortonian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; limestone

• limestone with Lithothamnion

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Kopek. 1952. Juhoslovenske Miocenne koraly [Miocene corals from southern Slovakia]. Geologicky Sbornik 3:69-87 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123205: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 14.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Orbicella reussiana" = Tarbellastraea reussiana
"Orbicella reussiana" = Tarbellastraea reussiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Caryophyllia sp. Lamarck 1801 stony coral
Caryophyllia leptaxis Reuss 1871 stony coral
"Acanthocyathus vindobonensis" = Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) verrucosus Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum cf. roissyanum Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
? Turbinolia sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral