Cluj-Napoca (Eocene of Romania)

Also known as Klausenburg, Kolozsvar

Where: Romania (46.8° N, 22.6° E: paleocoordinates 42.4° N, 20.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• I'm not sure about the age. Check other sources.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Koch. 1899. Schwanzwirbelreste eines ausgestorbenen Cetaceen von Kolzsvar. Foldtani Kozlony 19:204-209 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65135: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.09.2006, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Plagiostomi -
"Dasyatis jaekeli" = Trygon jaekeli1
"Dasyatis jaekeli" = Trygon jaekeli1 Leriche 1906 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos cf. bruxelliensis1 Jaekel 1894 guitarfish
 Rajiformes - Rhynchobatidae
Rhynchobatus sp.1 Müller and Henle 1837 wedgefish
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp.1 Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
"Trionyx clavatomarginatus n. sp." = Trionyx boulengeri3
"Trionyx clavatomarginatus n. sp." = Trionyx boulengeri3 Reinach 1900 softshell turtle
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Sirenia
Sirenia indet.4 sirenian
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
? Halitherium sp.2 Kaup 1838 dugong
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Berardiopsis miocaenus n. sp. Koch 1899 whale
caudal vertebra