Wölpinghäuser Berg tracksite (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as Wölpinghausen, Spörl Quarry, Bad Rehburg

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.4° N, 9.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 17.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cypridea alta formosa other zone, Obernkirchen Member (Bückeberg Formation), Late/Upper Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• exact level unknown, Obernkirchen Sandstone within this member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; argillaceous sandstone

• friable argillaceous sandy layer

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by C. Struckmann, Michaelis in 1879

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: C. Struckmann. 1880. Vorläufige Nachricht über das Vorkommen grosser vogelälmlicher Thierfährten (Ornithoidichnites) im Hastingssandsteine von Bad Rehbnrg bei Hannover [Preliminary news on the occurrence of large bird-like animal trails (Ornithoidichnites) in the Hastings Sandstone of Bad Rehbnrg near Hanover]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefaktenkunde 1880(1):125-128 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 149731: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.08.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet.2 Marsh 1881 theropod
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontipodidae
Iguanodontipus sp.1 Sarjeant et al. 1998 bird foot dinosaur