Lattenberg (Krönner) fore reef lagoon (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Germany (47.7° N, 12.9° E: paleocoordinates 32.3° N, 15.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gosau Group, Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified wackestone and lithified floatstone

• foraminiferal wackestones and packstones, coral floatstones, marls

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: R. Höfling. 1985. Faziesverteilung und Fossilvergesellschaftungen im karbonatischen Flachwassser-Milieu der alpinen Oberkreide (Gosau-Formation) [Facies and fossils from the Upper Cretaceous carbonate shallow water deposits of the Eastern Alps (Gosau Formation)]. Münchner Geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen, A 3:1-241 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74485: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 07.08.2007

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Taxonomic list

Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Haplophragmoiidae
 Lituolacea - Lituolidae
Globorotalites
  -
Rotaliina
 Chilostomellacea - Gavelinellidae
 Rotaliina - Cassidulinidae
Rotaliina
 Buliminacea - Buliminidae
 Discorbacea - Bagginidae
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
 Rotaliina - Lepitorbitoididae
Spiroplectammina
  - Spiroplectamminidae
Spiroplectammina sp. Cushman 1927
 Globigerinina - Globigerinelloididae
 Globigerinina - Hedbergellidae
 Globigerinina - Rugoglobigerinidae
 Globigerinina - Globotruncanidae
 Textulariina - Dictyopsellidae
 Textulariina - Verneuilinidae
Gaudryina sp. d'Orbigny 1839
Textulariina
 Textulariacea - Valvulinidae
 Textulariacea - Textulariidae
 Hormosinacea - Hormosinidae
 Textulariina - Tritaxiidae
 Textulariina - Cuneolinidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Patellina
  -
Crustacea
  -
Crustacea indet. Brünnich 1772
Ostracoda
 Podocopida -
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
Cytherella sp. Jones 1849 ostracod
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca sp. Dall 1900
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna decussata Goldfuss 1837 oyster
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Gastropoda
 Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae
Acmaea sp. Eschscholtz 1830 limpet
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
Turboella sp. Leach in Gray 1847 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Dircella sp. Sohl 1960 horn snail
Exechocirsus sp. Cossmann 1906 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritellidae indet. Lovén 1847 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cassiopidae
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
Turbinidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Dimorphastrea sulcosa Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Synastraeidae
Synastrea agaricites Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Columactinastraea formosa Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
[entered as Columactinastrea formosa]
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Placosmilia martini Michelin 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Columastreidae
Columastrea striata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Cayeuxia sp. Frollo 1938
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
Dasycladaceae indet. Kutzing 1843
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales -
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Quinqueloculina sp. d'Orbigny 1826