Harrl quarry, Bückeburg (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as Harrel quarry, Brickenberg

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.3° N, 9.1° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 17.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Obernkirchen Member (Bückeberg Formation), Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 Ma)

• possibly correlated with the lower half of the Hastings Beds, "Wealden"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected in 1855

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: H. v. Meyer. 1841. Pholidosaurus Schaumburgensis , ein Saurus aus dem Sandstein der Wald-Formation Nord-Deutschlands. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie 1841:343-345 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69694: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.03.2007, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia -
Stenopelix valdensis n. gen. n. sp.2
Stenopelix valdensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Meyer 1857 ornithischian
 Loricata - Pholidosauridae
"Macrorhynchus meyeri n. gen. n. sp." = Pholidosaurus meyeri1, Pholidosaurus schaumburgensis n. gen. n. sp.
"Macrorhynchus meyeri n. gen. n. sp." = Pholidosaurus meyeri1 Dunker 1843 crocodilian
Natural mould of a skull
Pholidosaurus schaumburgensis n. gen. n. sp. Meyer 1841 crocodilian
IMGPGo 741-1 - holotype (natural mould of part of a thorax)