Farreti, Mirdita zone, Elbasan (Cretaceous to of Albania)

Where: Albania (41.0° N, 20.4° E: paleocoordinates 22.1° N, 23.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Barremian to Barremian (129.4 - 113.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous, sandy, cherty/siliceous limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: original calcite

Primary reference: L. H. Peza and J. Zitt. 2002. Urgonian (Early Cretaceous) echinoids of the Mirdita zone (Southern Albania). Geologica Carpathica 53(5):327-332 [L. Villier/L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40804: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 01.07.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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 Involutinina - Trocholinidae
Gastropoda
 Heterostrophia -
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaris sp. Leske 1778 pencil urchin
 Cidaroida -
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Epistreptophyllum sp. Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
Dermosmilia sp. Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae
Epismilia sp. Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Epismilia robusta Koby 1895 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia cf. kaufmanni Koby 1896 stony coral
 Gorgonacea -
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae