Topalu 1, Dobrogea, Romania (Jurassic of Romania)

Also known as Reef 3292

Where: Romania (44.6° N, 28.0° E: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 34.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• 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

• Biostromal 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 35198: 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
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya sp. Agassiz 1845 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Anisocardia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1863 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya sp. Sowerby 1823 clam
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae
Hibolites hastatus Montfort 1808 belemnite
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
Balanocrinus sp. Agassiz 1847 Sea lily
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
Septaliphoria astieriana d'Orbigny 1850
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica, "Stylosmilia pumila" = Goniocora pumila
"Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica Turnsek 1972 stony coral
"Stylosmilia pumila" = Goniocora pumila Quenstedt 1852 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Latomeandra ramosa Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris minima Beauvais 1964 stony coral
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Calamophylliopsis compacta Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Stephanastrea jurassica Roniewicz 1976 stony coral