Sundkrogen [Lellinge Greensand] (Paleocene of Denmark)

Where: Denmark (55.7° N, 12.6° E: paleocoordinates 49.9° N, 9.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: NP4-NP5 nannofossil zone, Lellinge Greensand Formation, Selandian (61.6 - 59.2 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Lellinge Greensand, which is unconformably overlying the Danian Limestone, and is overlain by the Kerteminde Marl. AGE: Selandian, NP4-NP5 nannofossil zones, and P3 foraminiferal zone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, green sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Unknown.
• LITHOLOGY: Not stated in Schwarzhans (2003), but presumably greensand. LITHIFICATION: Unknown.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Rosenkrantz in 1920

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• COLLECTORS: A. Rosenkrantz, 1920. REPOSITORIES: Include Geological Museum of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark (MGUH).

Primary reference: W. Schwarzhans. 2003. Fish otoliths from the Paleocene of Denmark. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 2:1-94 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 159793: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 09.08.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for otoliths. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
unclassified
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Actinopteri
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
Rhechias angulosus n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003 conger eel
Conger illaesus n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003 conger eel
 Albuliformes - Pterothrissidae
Pteralbula conchaeformis Koken 1885 bonefish
 Argentiniformes - Argentinidae
Protoargentinolithus procerus n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003
Argentina longirostris n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003
Argentina erratica Roedel 1930
 Beryciformes - Berycidae
Centroberyx fragilis n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003
 Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
 Scombriformes - Centrolophidae
Mupus sinuosus Stinton 1965
 Ophidiiformes - Bythitidae
 Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Sparidarum sp. Bonaparte 1832
 Acanthomorphata - Acropomatidae
Acropoma sp. Guenther 1859
 Tetraodontiformes - Ostraciidae
Ostracion pergravis n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003
 Teleostei -
Gadiformes indet. Goodrich 1909
 Gadiformes - Macrouridae
Coryphaenoides amager n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
Protocolliolus amorphus n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003
 Gadiformes - Lotidae
Molva palaeomorpha n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003
 Gadiformes - Merlucciidae
Palaeogadus sinangulatus n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003
 Aulopiformes - Chlorophthalmidae
Chlorophthalmus postangulatus Nolf and Dockery 1993
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Clupeidarum rectiventralis n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003 hering
Clupeidarum aff. rectiventralis Schwarzhans 2003 hering
 Siluriformes - Ariidae
Arius danicus Koken 1891 Ariid catfish
 Osteoglossiformes - Osteoglossidae
Genartina hauniensis n. sp. Schwarzhans 2003 arowana