Lengede (Kruger collection) (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Germany (52.2° N, 10.3° E: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 10.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• From upper zone of Gonioteuthis westfalica/Sphenoceramus ex gr. pachti/cardissoides to the zone of Gonioteuthis westfalicagranulata/Sphenoceramus pinniformis

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: glauconitic marl

• The base of the unit represents a transgressive sequence.
• Die hangenden 20-30 m mächtigen glaukonithaltigen Tonmergelschichten enthalten eine reiche, relativ großwüchsige Fauna.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F.J. Kruger

• Repository: Staatlichen Naturhistorischen Museum in Braunschweig

Primary reference: S. Kiel and F. J. Krüger. 2006. Gastropoda aus dem Mittelsanton (Oberkreide) von Lengede (Niedersachsen). Braunschweiger Naturkundliche Schriften 7(3):677-696 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196660: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.09.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Anomalofusus buchi Muller 1851 snail
? Bellifusus sp. Stephenson 1941 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutoderma elongata d'Orbigny 1842 volute
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Gyrodes brunsvicensis Muller 1898 moon snail
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
Acanthoxenophora aff. sinuosa Perrilliat and Vega 2001 carrier shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella nodosa Roemer 1841 turret shell
Turritella alternans Roemer 1841 turret shell
Turritella sexlineata Roemer 1841 turret shell
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
? Avellana sp. d'Orbigny 1842 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Amathinidae
Amathina inversa n. sp. Kiel and Krüger 2006 snail
 Seguenzioidea - Eucyclidae
Calliotropis nilssoni Munster 1844 snail