Siebenbürgen, S1 (Miocene of Romania)

Where: Romania (46.5° N, 23.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 23.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained conglomerate and sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: N. Mészáros and E. Nicorici. 1961. Zur Grenzziehung Torton/Sarmat im Gebiet von Cluj-Turda (Siebenbuergen, Rumaenien) auf Grund mikro- und makrofaunistischer Untersuchungen. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 589-597 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38594: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 26.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rotaliina
 Planorbulinacea - Cibicididae
 Buliminacea - Buliminidae
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
 Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae
 Nonionacea - Nonionidae
Globigerinina
 Globigerinacea - Globigerinidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Robulus calcar Linnaeus 1758
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mactra sp. Linnaeus 1767 clam
(M. venjukovi)
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Tapes gregarius venus clam
var. dissitus
Tapes vitalianus venus clam
 Cardiida - Donacidae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Gastrana fragilis Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
Ervilia dissita clam
var. podolica & var. macrodon
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
(C. pseudoplicatum)
Gastropoda
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Acteocina pupa barrel-bubble
Acteocina lajonkaireana barrel-bubble
var. sinzowi
Acteocina sp. Gray 1847 barrel-bubble
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Dorsanum opinibile true whelk
var. trabale
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
 Truncatelloidea - Hydrobiidae
Hydrobia sp. Hartmann 1821 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Cerithium rubiginosum cerith snail
including var. prahovense
 Valvatoidea - Valvatidae
Valvata sp. Müller 1774 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Foraminferea
 Miliolida -