Bicaz Gorges, SU I Member, succession 3 (Cretaceous of Romania)

Where: Bicaz Gorges, Romania (46.8° N, 25.8° E: paleocoordinates 26.6° N, 29.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lapos Formation, Early/Lower Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; poorly lithified mudstone

• This Member has a conformable lower boundary, continuing over the deposits of the Ghilcos Formation.
• Calcareous algae. Algal nodules. Presence of interlayers of allodapic mudstone pelagites containing calpionellids.

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 138717: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 26.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Streptocyclammina
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Anchispirocyclina
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Rotaliina
 Discorbacea - Discorbidae
Textulariina
 Loftusiacea - Cyclamminidae
Anthozoa
 Gorgonacea -
Carpathoporella sp. Dragastan 1995 gorgonian
 Calpionellida -
Polyhymenophora
 Spirotrichia -
Ulvophyceae
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Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales -
Humiella cataeneformis
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Humiella cataeneformis Radoicic 1978