Deisters (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.2° N, 9.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 17.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: B├╝ckeberg Formation, Late/Upper Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• "Wealden", "Hastings sands"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by G. Dunker

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: W. Dames. 1884. Einen Zahn von Megalosaurus aus dem Wealden des Deisters [A tooth of Megalosaurus from the Wealden of Deister]. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1884:186-188 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48925: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.04.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Megalosaurus dunkeri n. sp. Dames 1884 theropod