Nehden (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as ETE Locality 1606

Where: Sauerland, Germany (51.4° N, 8.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 17.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: . radiometric intage_min

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: sinkhole; claystone

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine_sm, ETE sed env 2: sinkhole ETE event: flood, ETE env comment: 0
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: 0

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Wirth in 1971-1982

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, mechanical,

• ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 478, 482, 480, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: R. Huckriede. 1982. Die unterkretazische Karsthöhlen-Füllung von Nehden im Sauerland. 1. Geologische, paläozoologische und paläobotanische Befunde und Datierung [The Lower Cretaceous karst cave fill of Nehden in Sauerland. 1 Geological, paleozoological, and paleobotanical finds and dating]. Geologica et Palaeontologica 16:183-242 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22727: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 29.05.2001, edited by Matthew Carrano and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Pancrustacea
  -
Insecta indet. Linnaeus 1758 insect
Orthothecimorpha
 Circothecida -
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
? Serpulidae indet.2 Rafinesque 1835
Osteichthyes
 Osteichthyes -
Osteichthyes indet.2 Huxley 1880 bony fish
scales and teeth
Reptilia
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet.1 turtle
Hu 1794/8-12
 Theropoda -
 Neornithischia - Hypsilophodontidae
? Hypsilophodontidae indet.3 Dollo 1882 hypsilophodontid
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
"Iguanodon cf. atherfieldensis" = Mantellisaurus atherfieldensis2
"Iguanodon cf. atherfieldensis" = Mantellisaurus atherfieldensis2 Hooley 1925 iguanodontid
 Neornithischia -
Iguanodon cf. bernissartensis2 Boulenger 1881 bird foot dinosaur
Hu 1794/7
Iguanodon bernissartensis2 Boulenger 1881 bird foot dinosaur
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholis sp.3 Owen 1842 crocodilian
Hu 1794/13
Charophyceae
 Charales - Clavatoraceae
Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pinaceae indet. Rudolphi 1830
Equisetopsida
 Equisetales -
Equisetales indet.2 Dumortier 1829
Ginkgoopsida
 Ginkgoales -
Ginkgoales indet. Goroschankin 1904
 Caytoniales -
unclassified
  -
Angiospermae indet. Mabberley 2000
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
Cycadales indet. Dumortier 1829 cycads
Pteridopsida
  - Hymenophyllaceae
 Marsileales -
Arcellites sp. Ellis and Tschudy 1964
  - Polypodiaceae
Polypodiaceae indet. Berchtold and Presl
  -
 Osmundales - Osmundaceae
Osmundaceae indet. Berchtold and Presl
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
 Gleicheniales - Dipteridaceae
Dipteridaceae indet. Seward and Dale
 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
 Cyatheales - Cyatheaceae
Lycopsida
  - Selaginellaceae
unclassified
  -
Trileites
  -
Trileites sp. Marcinkiewicz 1971
Trileites "n. sp." Marcinkiewicz 1971
Paxillitriletes
  -
 Coniferae -
Coniferae indet. de Jussieu
Striatriletes
  -
Istisporites
  -
Istisporites caeruleus n. sp. Huckriede 1982