Obernkirchener Sandsteinbrüche GmbH quarry tracksite (upper) (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.3° N, 9.2° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 18.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cypridea alta formosa other zone, Obernkirchen Member (Bückeberg Formation), Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 125.5 Ma)

• middle to upper part of Obernkirchen Sandstone; 1 track-bearing horizon

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lenticular sandstone and mudstone

• upper lithofacies: "more than 2 m of scoured or channelised, lenticular, or planar-bedded, laterally discontinuous sandstone, interbedded with mm- to cm-thick mudstone layers."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. J. Hornung, A. Böhme, T. Lubbe, M. Reich, and A. Richter. 2012. Vertebrate tracksites in the Obernkirchen Sandstone (late Berriasian, Early Cretaceous) of northwest Germany—their stratigraphical, palaeogeographical, palaeoecological, and historical context. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 86(3):231-267 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 172902: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.08.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia - Iguanodontipodidae
Iguanodontipus sp. Sarjeant et al. 1998 bird foot dinosaur