Cengelli, Zonguldak region (Cretaceous of Turkey)

Where: Turkey (41.2° N, 31.5° E: paleocoordinates 0.5° S, 39.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cengellidere Formation, Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 112.0 Ma)

• The type locality of the Cengellidere Formation, five rudist-bearing units are identified, but fauna are not separated out

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; pebbly sandstone and shelly/skeletal limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. P. Masse, M. Fenerci-Masse, and S. Ozer. 2002. Late Aprian rudist faunas from the Zonguldak region, western Black Sea, Turkey (taxonomy, biostratigraphy, palaeoenvironment and palaeobiogeography). Cretaceous Research 23:523-536 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38882: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 12.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Loftusiacea - Cyclamminidae
 Orbitolinacea - Orbitolinidae
 Textulariina - Cuneolinidae
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Eoradiolites sp. Douvillé 1909 rudist
one lower valve
Eoradiolites plicatus Conrad 1852 rudist
 Hippuritida - Polyconitidae
 Hippuritida - Requieniidae
Pseudotoucasia catalaunica rudist
1 upper and 1 lower valve
Requienia carinata rudist
2 upper and 2 lower valves
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
Neomeris sp. Lamouroux 1816
 Dasycladales -
 Cryptonemiales - Peyssonneliaceae
Polystrata alba Pfender 1936