Crivadia, argillaceous and silicified tuff layer (Eocene of Romania)

Where: Hunedoara Departement, Romania (45.5° N, 23.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 18.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• The 2m-thick layer is above a sandy level and below a lacustrine limestone

•Middle Eocene according to Radulesco & Samson (1987)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green, argillaceous, cherty/siliceous tuff

• a argillaceous, siliceous greenish tuff

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Radulesco, G. Iliesco, and M. Iliesco. 1976. Un Embrithopode nouveau (Mammalia) dans le Paleogene de la depression de Hateg (Roumanie) et la geologie de la region. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte (11)690-698 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36132: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 14.01.2004, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Embrithopoda - Arsinoitheriidae
Crivadiatherium iliescui n. sp. Radulesco and Sudre 1985 placental
Crivadiatherium mackennai n. gen. n. sp. Radulesco et al. 1976 placental