Bad Adelholzen (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as Siegsdorf

Where: Bayern, Germany (47.8° N, 12.6° E: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 13.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gansserina gansseri nannofossil zone, Gerhartsreiter Schichten Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Helvetikum-Zone (Nordhelvetikum)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; lithology not reported

• "a flysch unit representing a deep marine depositionary environment"

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Collected by Ely & Darga in 1994; reposited in the BSP

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. Wellnhofer. 1994. Ein Dinosaurier (Hadrosauridae) aus der Oberkreide (Maastricht, Helvetikum-Zone) des bayerischen Alpenvorlandes [A dinosaur (Hadrosauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian, Helvetikum Zone) of the Bavarian Alpine foreland]. Mitteilungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Historische Geologie 34:221-238 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 67197: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.11.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Globigerinina - Globotruncanidae
Reptilia
 Neornithischia -
Hadrosauroidea indet. bird foot dinosaur
NKM 71, associated postcrania
Prymnesiophyceae
 Prymnesiophycidae - Prymnesiophycidae
Lithraphidites quadratus Bramlette and Martini 1964