Suslanesti (Oligocene of Romania)

Where: Romania (45.2° N, 25.1° E: paleocoordinates 45.1° N, 21.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; slate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: M. Pauca. 1929. Vorläufige mitteilung über eine fossile fischfauna aus den Oligozänschiefern von Sulanesti, Muscel. Academia Romana 12(4-5):26-34 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50344: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.05.2005, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Pentatomidae
Pentatomidae indet.2 Leach 1815 stink bug
From Marlauz hill
Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Portunus oligocenicus1 Paucǎ 1929 swimming crab
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Odontaspis cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata1
"Odontaspis cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata1 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Osteichthyes
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Actinopteri
 Argentiniformes - Argentinidae
"Nemachilus musceli n. sp." = Glossanodon musceli
"Nemachilus musceli n. sp." = Glossanodon musceli Pauca 1929
 Stomiatiformes - Stomiidae
Mrazecia mrazeci n. gen. n. sp.
Mrazecia mrazeci n. gen. n. sp. Pauca 1929
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
Caranx macoveii n. sp. Pauca 1929
 Pleuronectiformes - Soleidae
Rhombus stamatini n. sp.1 flatfish
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Scomber oligocenicus n. sp. Pauca 1929
Scomber voitestii1 Pauca 1929
 Scombriformes - Palaeorhynchidae
Palaeorhynchus cf. zitteli1 Kramberger 1879
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
"Lepidopus glarisianus" = Anenchelum glarisianum1
"Lepidopus glarisianus" = Anenchelum glarisianum1 de Blainville 1818
 Perciformes - Serranidae
"Properca sabbai n. sp." = Properca sabbae, Serranus elongatus n. sp., Serranus simionescui n. sp., Serranus budensis1
"Properca sabbai n. sp." = Properca sabbae Pauca 1929 perch-like fish
Serranus elongatus n. sp. Pauca 1929 perch-like fish
Serranus simionescui n. sp. Pauca 1929 perch-like fish
Serranus budensis1 Heckel 1856 perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Propercarinidae
Propercarina rebeli1 perch-like fish
Propercarina pietschamanni1 perch-like fish
Propercarina pietschmanni1 perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Scorpaenidae
Scorpaenoides popovicii Priem 1899 perch-like fish
Scorpaena pilari Kramberger 1882 scorpionfish
 Uranoscopiformes - Ammodytidae
Ammodytes antipai1 Pauca 1929
Ammodytes antipae n. sp. Pauca 1929
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
Capros longirostris1 Kramberger 1882
Capros radobojanus1 Kramberger 1882
 Gadiformes - Merlucciidae
Merluccius athanasiui n. sp., "Nemopteryx athanasiui" = Palaeogadus1
Merluccius athanasiui n. sp. Pauca 1929
"Nemopteryx athanasiui" = Palaeogadus1
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Alosa sp.1 Linck 1790 hering
Alosa sculptata1 Weiller 1928 hering
Clupea sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 hering
Clupea sardinites Heckel 1850 hering
Clupea crenata Heckel 1850 hering
Clupea longimana1 Heckel 1850 hering
Clupea voinovi n. sp. Pauca 1929 hering
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Barbus sp.1 Cuvier and Cloquet 1816 carp-like fish
? Scardinius sp.1 Sauvage 1873 carp-like fish
Mammalia
 Cetacea - Squalodontidae
Squalodon sp.1 Grateloup 1840 toothed whale
Proantigonia
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