Henneberg, near Dolberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.7° N, 7.9° E: paleocoordinates 42.3° N, 8.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Beckum Member (Ahlen Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified marl

• shallow sea, wave influence, varying waterdepth
• succession (<10m) of: congl. marls, gray marls and marly limestones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: Most specimens were collected by the author himself from the 1930s to the 1960s. Lists also include some additional material from museum collections.

Primary reference: R. Giers. 1964. Die Großfauna der Mukronatenkreide (unteres Obercampan) im östlichen Münsterland. Fortschr. Geol. Rheinld. u. Westf. 7:213-294 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 64153: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Echinocorys ovatus Leske 1778 sea urchin
 Belemnitida - Belemnitellidae
 Pectinida - Dimyidae
"Dimyodon nilssoni" = Atreta nilssoni
"Dimyodon nilssoni" = Atreta nilssoni Hagenow 1842 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Aequipecten) pulchellus" = Dhondtichlamys pulchellus Nilsson 1827 scallop
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Terebratulina rigida Sowerby 1829
Terebratulina gracilis Schlotheim 1813
 Terebratulida - Gibbithyrididae
"Terebratula carnea" = Carneithyris carnea
"Terebratula carnea" = Carneithyris carnea Sowerby 1812
 Spirosclerophorida - Scleritodermatidae
Verruculina tenuis Roemer 1840 demosponge
 Spirosclerophorida - Seliscothonidae
 Tetralithistida - Siphoniidae
Callopegma acaule Zittel 1878 demosponge
 Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae
Leptophragma murchisoni Goldfuss 1831 glass sponge
 Lychniscosa - Coeloptychidae
Coeloptychium deciminum Roemer 1841 glass sponge
Coeloptychium incisum Roemer 1841 glass sponge
 Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae
Ventriculites radiatus Mantell 1822 glass sponge
Rhizopoterion tubiforme Schrammen 1912 glass sponge
 Lithonida - Minchinellidae
Porosphaera globularis Phillips 1829 calcareous sponge
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Parasmilia centralis Mantell 1822 stony coral