Quarry Winnberg, Sengenthal, Bed 20, Franconian Alb, Bavaria (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.2° N, 11.5° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 19.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: "Berching" Formation, Early/Lower Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• M. macrocephalus or S. calloviense zone; "Macrocephalen-Oolith"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified marl

• oolithic argillaceous marl, 20 cm thick

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. H. Callomon, G. Dietl, A. Galacz, H. Gradl, H.-J. Niederhöfer and A. Zeiss. 1987. Zur Stratigraphie des Mittel- und unteren Oberjuras in Sengenthal bei Neumarkt /Opf. (Fränkische Alb) [On the stratigraphy of the Middle and early Upper Jurassic at Sengenthal, near Neumarkt/Opf. (Franconian Alb)]. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Serie B 132:1-53 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62262: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.07.2006

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Kosmoceratidae
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
Choffatia sp. Siemiradzki 1898 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Macrocephalitidae
Macrocephalites sp. Zittel 1884 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Cardioceratidae
Cadoceras sp. ammonite