Barkhausen tracksite (lower) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.3° N, 8.4° E: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 16.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• "middle part of the Lower Kimmeridgian"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: paralic; lithified, argillaceous sandstone

• "hard clayey sandstone, fine-grained, presenting dessication cracks, ripple marks and plant debris."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by Ballerstedt in 1921

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: M. Kaever and A. F. d. Lapparent. 1974. Les traces de pas de Dinosaures du Jurassique de Barkhausen (Basse Saxe, Allemagne) [Dinosaur footprints from the Jurassic of Barkhausen (Lower Saxony, Germany)]. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 7e série 16(5):516-525 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 121156: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 29.11.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. Owen 1842 dinosaur