Münchehagen tracksite (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as Munchehagen, Dinosaurier-Park Münchehagen

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.4° N, 9.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 17.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• "Wealden 3", "Hauptsandstein"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected in 1979–1981

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. Hendricks. 1981. Die Saurierfährte von Münchehagen bei Rehburg-Loccum (NW-Deutschland) [The dinosaur tracks of Münchehagen in Rehburg-Loccum (NW Germany)]. Abhandlungen aus dem Landesmuseum für Naturkunde zu Münster in Westfalen 43(2):3-22 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 125405: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.03.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Rotundichnus muenchehagensis n. gen. n. sp. Hendricks 1981 sauropod
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet.2 Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
 Crocodylia -
? Crocodylia indet.1 Owen 1842 crocodilian
swimming track