Palazu Mic, Dobrogea, Romania (Jurassic of Romania)

Also known as Reef 1701

Where: Romania (44.4° N, 28.5° E: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 35.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks

• Coralline limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

• Focus on corals (Roniewicz, 1976)

Primary reference: A. Barbulescu. 1976. Considérations stratigraphiques concernant les formations coralligènes néojurassiques de la Dobrogea centrale (Roumanie). Palaeontologia Polonica 34:3-15 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35185: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

• Quantitative date only for newly described species
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Velopecten sp." = Eopecten, Chlamys sp., Aequipecten sp.
"Velopecten sp." = Eopecten Douvillé 1897 scallop
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
Aequipecten sp. Fischer 1886 scallop
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Trichites sp. Lhuyd 1760 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
Opisoma sp. Stoliczka 1871 clam
 Hippuritida - Diceratidae
Diceras sp. Lamarck 1805 rudist
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica, Stylosmilia michelini
"Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica Turnsek 1972 stony coral
Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Dimorphastrea dubia Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris interrupta Koby 1888 stony coral
Microsolena tuberosa Michelin 1843 stony coral
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Microsolena foliosa Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
Microsolena exigua Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis stockesi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Dimorphomeandra concentrica n. sp. stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
"Actinarea minuta" = Actinaraea
"Actinarea minuta" = Actinaraea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Meandrophyllia edwardsi" = Meandrophyllia corrugata
"Meandrophyllia edwardsi" = Meandrophyllia corrugata Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Clausastrea parva Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 stony coral
Isastrea cf. helianthoides Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Milleporellidae
Shuqraia heybroeki Hudson 1954 demosponge