Korytnica-Plebania, Holy Cross Mts. (Miocene of Poland)

Also known as Reef 732

Where: Poland (50.7° N, 20.5° E: paleocoordinates 51.0° N, 19.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• Badenian, Korytnica Clays (upper part of NN5 and lower part of NN6 nannoplancton zones)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; claystone and limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. Stolarski. 1991. Miocene Scleractinia from the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland; I, Caryophyliidae, Flabellidae, Dendrophyliidae, and Micrabaciidae. Acta Geologica Polonica 41(1-2):37-67 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38819: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 06.05.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites vindobonarum stony coral
ssp. prima Kühn
Porites leptoclada Reuss 1871 stony coral
several fragments
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Stylocora exilis stony coral
600 fragmentary branches from 4 localities
Tarbellastraea reussiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Polycyathus confertus stony coral
46 colonies (max. 4 corallites) at three localities, including this one
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Peponocyathus duncani Reuss 1871 stony coral