Hirsova 3, 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

• 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 35192: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

• Quantitative data only for newly described species
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea sp. Douvillé 1904 oyster
"Nanogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Ataxioceratidae
 Ammonitida - Aspidoceratidae
Physodoceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida -
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella cylindrica Goldfuss 1826 calcareous sponge
Eudea perforata calcareous sponge