Lehrte/Hannover (Paleocene of Germany)

Where: Germany (52.4° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 6.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: calcareous sandstone

• lithology described as a limy sandstone

Primary reference: H. -J. Anderson. 1972. Marines Palaeocaen am Salzstock von Lehrte, suedlich Hannover. Geologica et Palaeontologica 6:151-155 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 3111: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 26.07.1999

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
"Argiope sp." = Megathiris
"Argiope sp." = Megathiris d'Orbigny 1847
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia sp. n. sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
originally entered as "Venericardia n. sp."
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Callista ? duponti venus clam
"sp. ?duponti" - originally entered as "Callista sp. ?duponti"
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
"? Pirula sp." = Melongena (Pyrula)
"? Pirula sp." = Melongena (Pyrula) Lamarck 1799 snail
originally entered as "?Pirula sp."
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Athleta sp. Conrad 1853 volute
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Mesalia patula turret shell
Mesalia instablilis patula
Turritella coemansi turret shell
Turritella arsenei Briart and Cornet 1873 turret shell