Czorsztyn Castle Klippe locality (Cretaceous of Poland)

Where: Lesser Poland, Poland (49.4° N, 20.3° E: paleocoordinates 30.4° N, 28.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Spisz Limestone Formation, Valanginian (139.8 - 132.9 Ma)

• Site presently exposes Berriasian to Valanginian sediments. Valanginian sediments are partially flooded at present.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, shelly/skeletal, red limestone

• Red crinoidal limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, mechanical, sieve,

• Repository: Laboratory of Paleontology and Biostratigraphy of the Department of Earth

•Sciences of the University of Silesia (GIUS)

Primary reference: M. A. Salamon. 2009. Early Cretaceous (Valanginian) sea lilies (Echinodermata, Crinoidea) from Poland. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 102(1):77-88 [M. Clapham/D. Rasch/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 213664: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Dora Rasch on 07.09.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
Balanocrinus gillieroni Loriol 1879 Sea lily
Balanocrinus subteres Munster 1831 Sea lily
 Cyrtocrinida - Sclerocrinidae
"Cyrtocrinus cf. remesi" = Strambergocrinus remesi Szörényi 1959 Sea lily
Sclerocrinus cf. strambergensis Jaekel 1891 Sea lily
 Cyrtocrinida - Phyllocrinidae
Phyllocrinus belbekensis Arendt 1974 Sea lily