Heye quarry, Bückeburg (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as Schauenstein, Obernkirchen

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.3° N, 9.1° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 17.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cypridea alta formosa other zone, Obernkirchen Member (Bückeberg Formation), Late/Upper Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• three track horizon

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; lenticular sandstone and sandy mudstone

• "the delta area of a large river"
• "thin- to medium-bedded, laterally irregular-continuous or lenticular, partly cross-stratified sandstone, intercalated with thin-bedded sandy mudstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected by Dietrich in 1926

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: W. O. Dietrich. 1927. Über Fährten ornithopodider Saurier im Oberkirchener Sandstein [On tracks of ornithopod saurians in the Oberkirchener Sandstone]. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 78:614-621 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 118324: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.10.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontipodidae
Wealdenichnites iguanodontoides n. gen. n. sp.1 Kuhn 1958 bird foot dinosaur
 Neornithischia -
Iguanodon bernissartensis2 Boulenger 1881 bird foot dinosaur
multiple trackways