Where: Bulgaria (43.2° N, 24.0° E: paleocoordinates 30.2° N, 21.6° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Endocostea typica inoceramid zone, Kunino Formation, Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)
• A single specimen was collected along with a few ammonites of Pachydiscus neubergicus (von Hauer) and Pseudokossmaticeras galicianum (Favre), as well as with several inoceramid species of the genera Endocostea and Cataceramus that are diagnostic for the lower Maastrichtian Endocostea typica inoceramid Zone.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Repository: Museum of Palaeontology and Historical Geology at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
Primary reference: D. Dochev and L. Metodiev. 2016. New record of Diplomoceras cylindraceum (Defrance, 1816) from the Maastrichtian of the Western Fore-Balkan (Bulgaria). Geologica Balcanica 45:33-45 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 188088: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.08.2017
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