Labirinta Cave (Cretaceous of Bulgaria)

Where: Pleven, Bulgaria (43.2° N, 24.0° E: paleocoordinates 30.2° N, 21.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kajlâka Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• from upper part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Godefroit and N. Motchurova-Dekova. 2010. Latest Cretaceous hadrosauroid (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) remains from Bulgaria. Comptes Rendus Palevol 9(4):163-169 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 105085: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.02.2011, edited by Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae
Anapachydiscus cf. terminus1 Ward and Kennedy 1993 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Hoploscaphites constrictus2 Sowerby 1817 ammonite
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax pristodontus2 Agassiz 1843 crow shark
A single, incomplete lateral tooth, NMNHS 31362
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
Anomotodon sp.2 Arambourg 1952 goblin shark
A single, incomplete latero-anterior tooth, NMNHS 31363
 Neornithischia -
Hadrosauroidea indet. bird foot dinosaur
NMNHS F-11899, 31437, 31438, 31441/31443, 31517, 31522-2, 31530
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasauridae indet.1 Gervais 1852 mosasaur
Mosasaurus cf. hoffmanni Mantell 1829 mosasaur
Fragmentary lower jaw, NMNHS 11897
 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
? Elasmosauridae indet.1 Cope 1869 elasmosaur
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Hemipneustes striatoradiatus1 Leske 1778 sea urchin