Suha Česma, SSE of Prača (Permian of Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Where: Bosnia and Herzegovina (43.7° N, 18.7° E: paleocoordinates 1.3° S, 27.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bellerophon Formation, Lopingian (259.9 - 252.2 Ma)

• Described as part of the Carboniferous beds by Kittl (1903), but "Bellerophonschichten" is Late Permian, and fauna matches this age

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Kittl. 1903. Geologie der Umgebung von Sarajevo. Jahrbuch der kaiserlich-königlichen Geologischen Reichsanstalt 53:515-748 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 206740: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 25.11.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Discina bosniaca n. sp. Kittl 1903
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula cf. credneri Geinitz 1848
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
Promyalina hindi Kittl 1903 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
"Pleurophorus sp." = Permophorus
"Pleurophorus sp." = Permophorus Chavan 1954 clam
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
Edmondia cf. rudis McCoy 1878 clam
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Worthenia dyadica Kittl 1903 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Bucania suhaensis n. sp. Kittl 1903 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
Orthoceras sp. Breynius 1832
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Miocidaridae
"Archaeocidaris ? keyserlingi" = Eotiaris keyserlingi
"Archaeocidaris ? keyserlingi" = Eotiaris keyserlingi Geinitz 1848 pencil urchin
  - Archaeocidaridae
? Archaeocidaris sp. M'Coy 1844 sea urchin
 Ichnofossils -
Chondrites sp. von Sternberg 1833