Hirsova 2, 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: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks

• Bioherm with very large Calamophylliopsis colonies

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 35191: 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
Pectinidae indet. Wilkes 1810 scallop
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Pseudocoenia hexaphyllia" = Adelocoenia hexaphyllia, "Pseudocoenia radisensis" = Adelocoenia radisensis, Stylina parcicosta, "Pseudocoenia decipiens" = Stylina decipiens, Heliocoenia variabilis, Pseudocoenia limbata, Pseudocoenia breviseptata, "Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica, "Stylosmilia pumila" = Goniocora pumila, Proaplophyllia sexradiata
"Pseudocoenia hexaphyllia" = Adelocoenia hexaphyllia d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia radisensis" = Adelocoenia radisensis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Stylina parcicosta Koby 1905 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia decipiens" = Stylina decipiens Etallon 1862 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Pseudocoenia limbata Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
Pseudocoenia breviseptata Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica Turnsek 1972 stony coral
"Stylosmilia pumila" = Goniocora pumila Quenstedt 1852 stony coral
Proaplophyllia sexradiata Roniewicz 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Latomeandra ramosa Koby 1884 stony coral
Mixastraea danubica Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris minima Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Smilostyliidae
Smilostylia alpina Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
 Scleractinia - Kobyastraeidae
Kobyastraea tenuis Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Tiaradendron sp. Quenstedt 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Pleurophyllia trichotoma de Fromentel 1856 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia langi Koby 1884 stony coral
Rhabdophyllia flexuosa Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
Montlivaltia tenuilamellata Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
Isastrea bernensis Etallon 1864 stony coral
Demospongea
 Tabulospongida - Parastromatoporidae
Hudsonella dobrogensis Turnsek and Barbulescu 1969 demosponge