Danube railway bridge locality (Cretaceous of Romania)

Where: Romania (43.9° N, 26.0° E: paleocoordinates 22.1° N, 24.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hoplites dentatus ammonoid zone, Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• According to Prof. T. Neagu who studied the ammonites and foraminifera from the

•drillings near Giurgiu (Neagu 1959), the marl deposits that yielded the specimen is middle

•Albian in age with the ammonite Hoplites dentatus (Sowerby, 1821) and the belemnite Neohibolites minimus (Miller, 1826) as index species.

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic marl

• A fine gray marl with glauconite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. Cavin and D. Grigorescu. 2005. A new Crossognathus (Actinopterygii, Teleostei) from the Lower Cretaceous of Romania with comments on Crossognathidae relationships. Geodiversitas 27(1):5-16 [M. Bell/M. Bell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140234: authorized by Mark Bell, entered by Mark Bell on 05.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Crossognathiformes -
Crossognathus danubiensis n. sp. Cavin and Grigorescu 2005