Losenstein Syncline, Schrambach Fm, KB1-B, beds 18 and 22 (Cretaceous of Austria)

Where: Austria (47.9° N, 14.4° E: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 22.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: moutonianum zone, Schrambach Formation, Early/Lower Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); black, calcareous marl

• black calcareous marls

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: bulk, acetic, sieve,

• Material is deposited in the paleontological collections of the Museum of Natural History (NHMW), Vienna, Austria; data on macrofossils is given but assignement to specific beds only partially possible

Primary reference: A. Lukeneder. 2003. The Karsteniceras level: Dysoxic ammonoid beds within the Early Cretaceous (Barremian, Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria). Facies 49(1):87-100 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 169049: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 06.05.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
"Inoceramus neocomiensis" = Neocomiceramus neocomiensis
"Inoceramus neocomiensis" = Neocomiceramus neocomiensis d'Orbigny 1845 clam
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Propeamussium sp. de Gregorio 1884 mud scallop
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea -
 Ammonitida - Ancyloceratidae
Karsteniceras ternbergense Lukeneder 2002 ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
Phylloceras sp. Suess 1865 ammonite
 Ammonoidea -
 Ammonoidea - Desmoceratidae
Pseudohaploceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
 Ammonoidea - Holcodiscidae
Holcodiscus sp. Uhlig 1882 ammonite
 Ammonoidea - Lytoceratidae
Eulytoceras cf. phestum Matheron 1878 ammonite
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Rhynchoteuthis sp. d'Orbigny 1847