Svazna Studna Cave, Moravian Karst (Miocene of Czech Republic)

Where: Czech Republic (49.3° N, 16.7° E: paleocoordinates 49.7° N, 15.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Badenian (13.7 - 12.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified claystone

• thick clay beds with horizons of volcanic tuffites, corals were transported

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. Otava, J. Hladil, P. Petrova and S. Hladilova. 2003. Nalezy Badenskych fosili v jeskyni Svazna Studna, Moravsky Kras - dusledky pro speleogenesi [Finds of Badenian fossils in the cave Svazna Studna, Moravian Karst - implications for speleogenesis]. Geologicke Vyzkumy na Morave ve Slezsku v r. 2002 25-26 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 88803: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.04.2009

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Taxonomic list

Rotaliina
 Chilostomellacea - Heterolepidae
 Chilostomellacea - Gavelinellidae
 Buliminacea - Uvigerinidae
 Nonionacea - Nonionidae
 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
 Globigerinina - Hedbergellidae
Paragloborotalia
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Siphonodosaria
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Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Neopycnodonte navicularis Brocchi 1814 oyster
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Stephanophyllia imperialis Michelin 1841 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Enallopsammia poppelacki Reuss 1847 stony coral
"Eupsammia sp." = Balanophyllia Wood 1844 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
? Stylocora sp. Reuss 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
"Diplohelia moravica" = Diplhelia moravica
"Diplohelia moravica" = Diplhelia moravica Quenstedt 1881 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
? Paracyathus sp. Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Coenocyathus taurinensis d'Achiardi 1868 stony coral
Caryophyllia sp. Lamarck 1801 stony coral
"Acanthocyathus vindobonensis" = Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) verrucosus Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Deltocyathus (Levipalifer) sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral