Kirchberg, Neubeuern, Germany (Eocene of Germany)

Also known as Reef 1730

Where: Bavaria, Germany (47.8° N, 12.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 10.4° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Turborotalia cerroazulensis zone, Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Nannozone NP 19

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; poorly lithified marl and lithified packstone

• rhodolitic marls

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with calcite

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: R. Darga. 1992. Geologie, Paläontologie und Palökologie der südostbayerischen unter-priabonen (Ober-Eozän) Riffkalkvorkommen bei Hallthurm (Nördliche Kalkalpen) und der Kirchbergs bei Neubeuern (Helvetikum). Münchner Geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen A23:1-166 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 10963: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 08.07.2001

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Zanthopsidae
? Harpactocarcinus sp. Milne-Edwards 1862 crab
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
"? Megathyris decollata" = Megathiris
"? Megathyris decollata" = Megathiris
(Chemnitz) [entered as Megathiris decollata]
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Protula sp. Risso 1826
 Serpulimorpha -
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Barbatia (Calloarca) sp." = Calloarca
"Barbatia (Calloarca) sp." = Calloarca Gray 1857 clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Pycnodonte gigantica" = Gigantostrea gigantica
"Pycnodonte gigantica" = Gigantostrea gigantica Solander in Brander 1766 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Geukensia sp. Van de Poel 1959 mussel
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella schaurothi clam
Oppenheim
 Cardiida - Gastrochaenidae
Gastrochaena sp. Spengler 1783 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama sp. Linnaeus 1758 jewel box
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Terebellum sp. Röding 1798 true conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Chlidoniopsidae
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Rhabdocidaridae
 Echinolampadoida - Echinolampadidae
Echinolampas beaumontii sea urchin
Agassiz
 Cassiduloida - Cassidulidae
Cassidulus scutella sea urchin
Lamarck
 Clypeasteroida - Fibulariidae
Sismondia ombonii sand dollar
 Clypeasteroida - Conoclypeidae
 Clypeasteroida - Clypeasteridae
Echinanthus depressus sand dollar
Desor
 Calycina - Phymosomatidae
Phymosoma cf. cribrum sea urchin
Agassiz
Crinoidea
 Bourgueticrinida -
Bourgueticrinus sp. Orbigny 1840 Sea lily
 Isocrinida - Pentacrinitidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Actinacididae
Actinacis rollei Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Alveopora rudis Reuss 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Cyathoseris hypocrateriformis Michelotti 1861 stony coral
(Michelotti)
 Scleractinia - Montastraeidae
Montastrea irradians Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
Stylocoenia taurinensis Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Astreopora schedakena Darga 1992 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
"Colpophyllia stellata" = Hydnophyllia stellata
"Colpophyllia stellata" = Hydnophyllia stellata Catullo 1856 stony coral
(Catullo)
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Placosmilia elliptica d'Achiardi 1875 stony coral
D'Achiardi
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Antiguastrea lucasiana Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Gorgonacea -
Parisis brevis d'Achiardi 1868 gorgonian
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales -
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
"Lithothamnium torulosum" = Lithothamnion
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
 Cryptonemiales - Peyssonneliaceae
Peyssonnelia reposita, "Pseudolithothamnium album" = Polystrata alba
"Pseudolithothamnium album" = Polystrata alba Pfender 1936