Sväta Helena, loc. 37 (Paleocene of Slovakia)

Also known as Reef 660

Where: Slovakia (49.1° N, 18.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.8° N, 14.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

• Montian-Thanetian age of the reef limestones found in younger sediments (Ilerdian)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks

• coral, algal-coral and algal-foraminiferal reef limestones in sandstones and conglomerates

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: O. Samuel, K. Borza, and E. Köhler. 1972. Microfauna and lithostratigraphy of the Paleogene and adjacent Cretaceous of the Middle Vah Valley (West Carpathian) 1-246 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 88275: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.04.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Lituolidae
Rotaliina
 Nummulitacea - Discocyclinidae
 Planorbulinacea - Planorbulinidae
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpulidae indet. Rafinesque 1835
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
unclassified
  -
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Zoantharia -
Scleractinia indet. Bourne 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agatheliidae
Agathelia asperella Reuss 1854 stony coral
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales -
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
Mesophyllum ramosum, "Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion
"Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion Heydrich 1897
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
 Cryptonemiales - Peyssonneliaceae
Peyssonnelia antiqua Johnson 1964
"Ethelia alba" = Polystrata alba Pfender 1936
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Alveolinidae