Hirsova 1, Dobrogea, Romania (Jurassic of Romania)

Where: Romania (44.7° N, 27.9° E: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 34.7° 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

• Massive 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 35190: 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
 Hippuritida - Diceratidae
Diceras sp. Lamarck 1805 rudist
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Pseudocoenia limbata, "Stylosmilia pumila" = Goniocora pumila
Pseudocoenia limbata Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
"Stylosmilia pumila" = Goniocora pumila Quenstedt 1852 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Latomeandra ramosa Koby 1884 stony coral
Dimorphastrea heteromorpha Quenstedt 1858 stony coral
Trochoplegmopsis gregoryi Koby 1905 stony coral
Mixastraea danubica Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris minima Beauvais 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia tenuilamellata Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Myriophyllia rastellina Michelin 1843 stony coral