Kirchenwirt, Gosau (Cretaceous of Austria)

Where: Austria (47.6° N, 13.5° E: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 15.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Damesites compactus ammonoid zone, Sandkalkbank Member (Hochmoos Formation), Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified shale

• variable relative proportions of neritic soft-substrate level-bottoms with a potentially reef-building assemblage of corals and rudists.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Repository: G. Gapp collection, Gosau

Primary reference: J. Wiedmann. 1978. Eine paläontologisch interessante Ammonitenfaunula aus der alpinen Gosau (Santon, Becken von Gosau, Oberösterreich). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 71:663-675 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 178915: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.05.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Placenticeratidae
Stantonoceras depressum Hyatt 1903 ammonite