Busko-Spa 2 (Miocene of Poland)

Where: Poland (50.4° N, 20.8° E: paleocoordinates 50.8° N, 19.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Badenian (Middle Miocene), from the algal-detrital limestone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; shelly/skeletal limestone and intraclastic marl

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Primary reference: W. Studencki. 1979. Sedimentation of algal limestones from Busko-Spa environs. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 27:155-165 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37371: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 14.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
 Foraminifera -
Rotaliina
 Nummulitacea - Nummulitidae
 Asterigerinacea - Amphisteginidae
Malacostraca
 Decapoda -
Decapoda indet. Latreille 1802 decapod
Cirripedia
  -
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Venus sp. Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina sp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Phacoides sp. Blainville 1825 clam
Gastropoda
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
Rissoidae indet. Gray 1847 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium sp. Gray 1847 cerith snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Gibbula sp. Risso 1826 top snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
encrusting and erect forms
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca sp., "Megathyris sp." = Megathiris
Argyrotheca sp. Dall 1900
"Megathyris sp." = Megathiris d'Orbigny 1847
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Terebratula sp. Müller 1776
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
Mesophyllum sp., "Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion
Mesophyllum sp. Lemoine 1928
"Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion Heydrich 1897
algal rhodoliths (calcareous red algal colony)
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Lithophyllum sp. Philippi 1837
algal rhodoliths