Steinbruch Rauen, Kassenberg Quarry, Mülheim/Ruhr (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.4° N, 6.9° E: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 7.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

• corals from Lower Cenomanian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• deposited in cavities of the Carboniferous sandstone along a rocky shore
• hard, yellow to red limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Kiel and K. Bandel. 2004. The Cenomanian Gastropoda of the Kassenberg quarry in Mülheim (Germany, Late Cretaceous). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 78(1):103-126 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94265: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.02.2010, edited by Loic Villier, Philip Mannion and Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Neritopsis kasei n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 snail
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
? Tylostoma sp. Sharpe 1849 snail
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
? Aporrhais sp. da Costa 1778 snail
? Aporrhais cf. pugens Wollemann 1908 snail
? Latiala cf. lobata Wade 1926 snail
? Anchura cf. dubius Briart and Cornet 1868 snail
 Stromboidea - Colombellinidae
Columbellaria cf. tuberculosa Binkhorst 1861 snail
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Galeodea (Taieria) sp. Link 1807 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Haustator cf. bauga d'Orbigny 1842 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Metacerithiidae
? Metacerithium sp. Cossmann 1906 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Cimolithium cf. belgicum d'Archiac 1846 snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Avellana sp. d'Orbigny 1842 snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Otostoma kassenbergensis n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 snail
 Vetigastropoda -
Frydatinus scheeri n. gen. Bandel and Fryda 1998 snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
Angaria coronata Roemer 1841 snail
"Marmorostoma sp." = Turbo (Marmarostoma) Swainson 1829 snail
Deikella ruhrensis n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 snail
? Deikella muelheimensis n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 snail
Deikella spinicostata n. gen. n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Bathrotomaria sp. Cox 1956 snail
Bathrotomaria harasewychi n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 snail
Bathrotomaria velata Goldfuss 1844 snail
Bathrotomaria dixoni Cox 1960 snail
Conotomaria percevali Cox 1960 snail
Pleurotomaria sp. Defrance 1826 snail
 Vetigastropoda - Cirridae
Hamusina kahrsi Bandel 1993 snail
 Vetigastropoda - Discohelicidae
Delpeya hilperti n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 snail
 Seguenzioidea - Eucyclidae
Onkospira perrilliatae n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 snail
 Seguenzioidea - Chilodontidae
? Chilodonta sp. Etallon 1859 snail
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
? Emarginula "sp. 1" Lamarck 1801 snail
? Emarginula "sp. 2" Lamarck 1801 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Trochus rauenorum n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 top snail
Trochus sarthinus d'Orbigny 1842 top snail
Margarites sp. Gray 1847 top snail
Semisolarium boehmi n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 top snail
Margarella (Promargarita) trochoides n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 top snail
Margarella (Promargarita) spiraloides n. sp. Kiel and Bandel 2004 top snail
Solariella sp. Wood 1842 top snail
Monodonta marcaisi d'Orbigny 1842 top snail
Tectus aff. vulgatus Reuss 1854 top snail
Tectus cf. guerangeri d'Orbigny 1842 top snail
? Calliostoma sp. Swainson 1840 top snail
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Onychocellidae
Ehrhardina pikeae n. sp.3 Martha and Taylor 2016
Reptilia
 Testudines - Protostegidae
Protostegidae indet.6 Cope 1873 sea turtle
RE 551.763.310 A 7550-7553
 Choristodera -
Choristodera indet.5 Cope 1876 choristodere
RE 551.763.310 A 1448 (dorsal vertebra)
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Adelocoenia carantonensis1 Orbigny 1850 stony coral
"Adelocoenia pygmaea" = Cryptocoenia fontserei1 Bataller 1947 stony coral
Stylohelia granulata1 Boelsche 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Smilotrochiidae
? Paramontlivaltia inaequalis1 Michelin 1845 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
"Fungiastraea cf. frondescens" = Periseris frondescens1 d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Fungiastraea ? conferta1 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Fungiastraea crespoi1 Felix 1891 stony coral
Vallimeandra cf. fromenteli1 Boelsche 1871 stony coral
Mixastraea westfalica1 Löser 1993 stony coral
Thamnoseris ? delorenzoi1 Prever 1909 stony coral
"Acrosmilia patellata" = Brachyphyllia patellata1 Michelin 1845 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Dimorpharaea "sp. 1"1 de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Dimorpharaea "sp. 2"1 de Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Dimorpharaea deickei1 Boelsche 1877 stony coral
Eocomoseris raueni n. sp.4 Loeser 1993 stony coral
Microsolena cf. delicatula1 Wells 1948 stony coral
Microsolena kugleri1 Wells 1948 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Negoporitidae
"Goniopora cf. michelini" = Negoporites michelini1
"Goniopora cf. michelini" = Negoporites michelini1 Reuss 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
? Epistreptophyllum sp.1 Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae
Baryphyllia haimei1 de Fromentel 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Palaeosiderofungia exigua2 Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae
? Acrosmilia sp.1 d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
"Actinaraeopsis cf. araneola" = Camptodocis araneola1, Meandraraea sp.1, "Meandraraea cf. meandroides" = Meandrophyllia meandroides1
"Actinaraeopsis cf. araneola" = Camptodocis araneola1 Roniewicz 1968 stony coral
Meandraraea sp.1 Etallon 1859 stony coral
"Meandraraea cf. meandroides" = Meandrophyllia meandroides1 Koby 1898 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Orbignygyra sp.1 Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
"Cladophyllia aff. tobleri" = Pleurophyllia tobleri1
"Cladophyllia aff. tobleri" = Pleurophyllia tobleri1 Koby 1895 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
Mesomorpha excavata1 d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea actinastrae1, "Actinastrea cf. tourtiensis" = Stelidioseris tourtiensis1
Actinastrea actinastrae1 Turnsek and Mihajlovic 1981 stony coral
"Actinastrea cf. tourtiensis" = Stelidioseris tourtiensis1 Bölsche 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Trochophyllia sp.1 Alloiteau 1952 stony coral
Dimorphocoenia crassisepta1 d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
Columnocoenia ksiazkiewiczi1 Morycowa 1964 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Aulastraeoporidae
Preverastraea cf. isseli1 Prever 1909 stony coral
 Helioporacea -
 Coenothecalia - Helioporidae
Pseudopolytremacis spinoseptata1 Morycowa 1971 blue coral
Pseudopolytremacis paliformis1 Löser 1993 blue coral