Jibou A (JBA) (Paleocene of Romania)

Also known as Calcaires de Rona; Botanic Garden of Jibou

Where: Romania (47.3° N, 23.3° E: paleocoordinates 36.6° N, 20.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Rona Member (Jibou Formation), Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)

• JBA bed; "Calcaires de Rona"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; marl

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1995-1996

Primary reference: E. Gheerbrant, V. Codrea, A. Hosu, S. Sen, C. Guernet, F. Lapparent Broin, and J. Riveline. 1999. Découverte de vertébrés dans les Calcaires de Rona (Thanétien ou Sparnacien), Transylvanie, Roumanie: les plus anciens mammifères cénozoïques d'Europe Orientale. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 92:517-535 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138239: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 08.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Candonidae
Candona sp. Baird 1845 ostracod
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
Planorbidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 pulmonate
Gnathostomata
  -
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Reptilia
 Testudines - Dortokidae
"Ronella botanica" = Dortoka botanica
"Ronella botanica" = Dortoka botanica Gheerbrant et al. 1999 turtle
JBA specimens
 Squamata - Lacertidae
cf. Lacertidae indet. Bonaparte 1831 lizard
Mammalia
 Placentalia -
Condylarthra indet. Cope 1881 placental
JBA-2 (molar)
 Ferae -
cf. Gracilocyon sp. Smith and Smith 2010 placental
JBB4 52, 256 and 269
 Multituberculata - Kogaionidae
cf. Hainina sp. Vianey-Liaud 1979 multituberculate
JBA-4 (P3/?)