Rohstoffbetriebe Oker quarry, bed 83, Langenberg (Jurassic of Germany)

Also known as bed 93

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (51.9° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 18.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: S√ľntel Formation, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• absolute age given as about 154 my = middle Kimmeridgian

•given as bed 93 in error in Sander et al. 2006

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; intraclastic, carbonaceous mudstone

• lagoon or bay, mixed salinity; "fully marine conditions and was surrounded by several large islands"
• "Bed 93 is a carbonate mudstone which near the bone accumulation contains large intraclasts (max. 200 cm3)."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: salvage, mechanical,

• discovered 1998 by Holger Ludtke

Primary reference: R. Windolf. 1998. Dinosaurierfunde in Niedersachsen [Dinosaur finds in Lower Saxony]. Arbeitskreis Paläontologie Hannover 26:1-7 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 51859: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.06.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Foraminifera -
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet.3 Latreille 1802 ostracod
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet.3 Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet.3 Cuvier 1797 snail
Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes -
Hybodontoidea "morphotype 2"5 Zangerl 1981 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes -
Asterodermus "sp. morphotype 15"5 Agassiz 1843 guitarfish
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet.3 Batsch 1788 turtle
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
Europasaurus holgeri n. gen. n. sp.3
Europasaurus holgeri n. gen. n. sp.3 Sander et al. 2006 brachiosaurid
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet. theropod
DFMMh/FV 705
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Velociraptorinae indet.6 Barsbold 1983 coelurosaur
DFMMh/FV 658, 707.1, 382, 383, 790.5, 530
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet. Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
tibia, fibula fragments
 Pterosauria - Ctenochasmatidae
Ctenochasmatidae indet.1 ctenochasmatid
new species
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholis sp.1 Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Loricata - Atoposauridae
Knoetschkesuchus langenbergensis n. gen. n. sp.4 Schwarz et al. 2017 crocodilian
DFMMh/FV 200 and DFMMh/FV 605
Mammalia
 Multituberculata - Pinheirodontidae
Teutonodon langenbergensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Martin et al. 2019 multituberculate
NLMH 105650 - holotype; referred material: NLMH 105656 and 105665
 Multituberculata - Paulchoffatiidae
Paulchoffatiidae indet.2 Hahn 1969 multituberculate
NLMH 105655 and 105651 (the latter was previously attributed to Eobaataridae indet.)
Cimbriodon multituberculatus n. gen. n. sp.2 Martin et al. 2019 multituberculate
NLMH 105657 - holotype; referred material: NLMH 105658-105664
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet.3 Grant 1836
Charophyceae
 Charales - Characeae
Characeae indet.3 Agardh 1824