Bruderndorf, Lithothamnium Limestone (Paleocene of Austria)

Where: Niederösterreich, Austria (48.5° N, 16.3° E: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 15.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lithothamnium Limestone Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• algal limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Kühn. 1930. Das Danien der äusseren Klippenzone bei Wien [Danian of the outer Klippen Belt near Vienna]. Geologische und Palaeontologische Abhandlungen 17(5):495-576 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 87002: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 27.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Foraminiferida -
"Foraminiferida indet." = Foraminifera
"Foraminiferida indet." = Foraminifera d'Orbigny 1826 foram
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea hippopodium" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculare Lamarck 1806 oyster
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
Scalaria brancoi wentletrap
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Fusus sp." = Rostellaria (Fusus)
"Fusus sp." = Rostellaria (Fusus) Bruguière 1789 true conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica pagoda Forbes 1846 moon snail
 Heterostropha - Acteonidae
Bullina sp. Férussac 1822 snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata -
 Cheilostomata - Calloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Onychocellidae
 Cheilostomata - Tessaradomidae
 Cheilostomata - Antroporidae
"Membrendoecium striatum n. sp." = Antropora
"Membrendoecium striatum n. sp." = Antropora
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Cerioporidae
 Cyclostomata - Entalophoridae
 Cyclostomata -
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Brissopneustes sp. heart urchin
Crinoidea
 Cyrtocrinida -
Cyathidium sp. Steenstrup 1846 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Paracyathus ravni n. sp., "Caryosmilia abeli n. sp." = Caryosmilia granosa
Paracyathus ravni n. sp. Kühn 1930 stony coral
"Caryosmilia abeli n. sp." = Caryosmilia granosa Wanner 1902 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales -
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
Mesophyllum austriacum n. sp., Mesophyllum sp., "Lithothamnium applanatum" = Lithothamnion, "Lithothamnium kuehni n. sp." = Lithothamnion, "Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion
Mesophyllum sp. Lemoine 1928
"Lithothamnium applanatum" = Lithothamnion
"Lithothamnium kuehni n. sp." = Lithothamnion
"Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion Heydrich 1897
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae