Neuberg (Krampen) (Cretaceous of Austria)

Where: Austria (47.7° N, 15.5° E: paleocoordinates 35.6° N, 15.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Gosau Group, Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit within the Gosau Group. AGE: Early Maastrichtian, based on ammonite biostratigraphy; equivalent to Arkhangelskiella cymbiformis zone. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From several beds within 20 m thick local section.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone and lithified, silty sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Not discussed in text, but appears to be shallow marine silciciclastic setting.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Predominantly from sandstones and silty sands, with minor conglomeratic sands. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Reposited in the NHMW

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTORS: Multiple collectors, including authors. REPOSITORY: Multiple repositories, including NHMW, (Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna); GIUW (University of Vienna), JOAG (Steiermärkisches Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz).

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy and H. Summesberger. 1986. Lower Maastrichtian ammonites from Neuberg, Steiermark, Austria. Beitr. Paläont. Österr. 12:181-242 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 83619: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 23.08.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for ammonoidea, and with other taxonomic groups listed informally. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
? Hoploscaphites sp. Nowak 1911 ammonite
Hoploscaphites constrictus Sowerby 1817 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Eubaculites lyelli" = Eubaculites carinatus
"Eubaculites lyelli" = Eubaculites carinatus Morton 1834 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Diplomoceratidae
Diplomoceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
Diplomoceras cylindraceum Defrance 1816 ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
"Partschiceras forbesianum" = Phyllopachyceras forbesianum
"Partschiceras forbesianum" = Phyllopachyceras forbesianum d'Orbigny 1850 ammonite
 Ammonoidea - Pachydiscidae
Menuites costatus, "Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) epiplectus" = Pachydiscus epiplectus, "Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) neubergicus" = Pachydiscus neubergicus
Menuites costatus Kennedy and Summesberger 1986 ammonite
"Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) epiplectus" = Pachydiscus epiplectus Redtenbacher 1873 ammonite
"Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) neubergicus" = Pachydiscus neubergicus Hauer 1858 ammonite
 Ammonoidea - Gaudryceratidae
Anagaudryceras sp. Shimizu 1934 ammonite
Anagaudryceras lueneburgense Schluter 1872 ammonite
 Ammonoidea - Tetragonitidae
Pseudophyllites cf. indra Forbes 1846 ammonite
Saghalinites sp. Wright and Matsumoto 1954 ammonite
Saghalinites wrighti Birkelund 1965 ammonite
 Ichnofossils -
Zoophycos sp. Massalongo 1855