Kank (Cretaceous of Czech Republic)

Where: Czech Republic (50.0° N, 15.3° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 14.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bila hora Formation (Polypiers redeposes Group), Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Eliásová. 1997. Coraux crétacés de Bohême (Cénomanien supérieur; Turonien inférieur - Coniacien inférieur), République tchèque. Vestnik Ceskeho geologichickeho ustavu 72:245-266 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35110: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 12.11.2003, edited by Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

 Cyclostomata - Eleidae
Meliceritites kankensis n. sp. Taylor and Zagorsek 2011
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
? Proaplophyllia sp. Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
"Dimorphastraea sp." = Dimorphastrea
"Dimorphastraea sp." = Dimorphastrea d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis sp. Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Meandrastrea pseudomeandrina Michelin 1841 stony coral
[entered as Meandrastraea pseudomeandrina]