Tirgusor, Dobrogea, Romania (Jurassic of Romania)

Where: Romania (44.5° N, 28.4° E: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 35.1° 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: open shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• 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 35187: 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
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris interrupta Koby 1888 stony coral
Microsolena foliosa Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea bernensis Etallon 1864 stony coral