Luzanovka, Raygorod, Luza Formation (Paleocene of Ukraine)

Where: Cherkaska, Ukraine (49.1° N, 32.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 27.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Luza Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• Montian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. I. Kuzmicheva. 1987. Verkhnemelovyye i paleogenovyye korally SSSR [Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene corals from the USSR] 1-187 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 77069: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.12.2007

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinacis martiniana1 d’Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Goniopora elegans Leymerie 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Stephanophyllia lanquinei1 Alloiteau 1936 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
Mesomorpha andrusovi Kuzmicheva 1975 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Stylocoenia montium Oppenheim 1912 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Dendrophyllia dendrophylloides2 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Balanophyllia besairiei1 Alloiteau 1958 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Phyllohelia explanata" = Pleurocora explanata
"Phyllohelia explanata" = Pleurocora explanata Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
"Placocoeniopsis arnaudi" = Columnocoenia arnaudi
"Placocoeniopsis arnaudi" = Columnocoenia arnaudi Alloiteau 1957 stony coral
listed as Placocaeniopsis
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Paracyathus sp.2 Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Platytrochus claibornensis de Gregorio 1890 stony coral
"Notocyathus morozi" = Trochocyathus mitratus Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Helioporacea -
Heliopora lusanovkaensis Kuzmicheva 1975
 Coenothecalia - Helioporidae
"Heliopora bellardii" = Parapolytremacis bellardii2
"Heliopora bellardii" = Parapolytremacis bellardii2 Haime 1852 blue coral