SW Crimean Mountains (Cretaceous of Ukraine)

Where: Ukraine (44.6° N, 34.1° E: paleocoordinates 14.7° N, 45.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. I. Kuzmicheva. 1985. Cretaceous and Paleogene corals of the Ukraine. Moscow University Geology Bulletin 40(5):30-35 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 77096: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.12.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Smilotrochus cornucopiae1 Duncan 1869 stony coral
Smilotrochus galeriformis Kner 1848 stony coral
Smilotrochus galeriformis1 Kner 1848 stony coral
 Pennatulacea -
Graphularia quadrata Voigt 1958 sea pen
 Gorgonacea -
Moltkia sp.2 gorgonian
Moltkia minuta Nielsen 1918 gorgonian
Nicella bursini Kuzmicheva 1980 gorgonian
Krimella klikushini Kuzmicheva 1980 gorgonian