Moos-Grabens near Siegsdorf (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (47.8° N, 12.7° E: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 13.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Buntmergelserie, Ultrahelvetikum. Belemnella sumensis zone, upper Lower Maastrichtian.

Environment/lithology: offshore; poorly lithified marl

• Data available in Hagn et al. (1981), Hagn and Herm (1983)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collected by M.G. Schulz, F. Schmid, H. Hagn, D. Herm; reposited in the BSP

Primary reference: M.G. Schulz. 1983. Die Echinodermen der Inoceramen-Mergel (Buntmergelserie, Ultrahelvetikum, Unter-Maastricht) des Moos-Grabens SE Siegsdorf (Oberbayern). Zitteliana 10:715-723 [L. Villier/L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 32496: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 06.07.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Spatangoida - Palaeostomatidae
Homoeaster aff. tuneatus Pomel 1883 heart urchin
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Guettaria fecunda n. sp. Schulz 1983 sea urchin
 Isocrinida - Isselicrinidae
Isselicrinus africanus Peron 1889 Sea lily