Bicaz Gorges, SU I Member, succession 1 (Cretaceous of Romania)

Where: Bicaz Gorges, Romania (46.8° N, 25.8° E: paleocoordinates 26.4° N, 29.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lapos Formation, Neocomian (145.0 - 130.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; lithified sandstone

• This Member has a conformable lower boundary, continuing over the deposits of the Ghilcos Formation.
• Limy sandstones with limonitic nodules, with a thickness of 25-30 m.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: O. Dragastan. 2011. Early Cretaceous Foraminifera, Algal Nodules and Calpionellids from the Lapos Valley, Bicaz Gorges (Eastern Carpathians, Romania). Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii "Al. I. Cuza" - Seria Geologie 57(1):91-105 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138715: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 26.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Anchispirocyclina
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Textulariina
 Loftusiacea - Cyclamminidae
Fusulinina
 Earlandiacea - Earlandiidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Neithea valanginiensis" = Neithea (Neithella) valangiensis
"Neithea valanginiensis" = Neithea (Neithella) valangiensis Pictet and Campiche 1870 scallop