Rohstoffbetriebe Oker Quarry, Langenberg, Crocodiles (Jurassic of Germany)

Also known as Langenberg Limestone

Where: Lower Saxony, Germany (52.0° N, 10.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 18.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H.-V. Karl, E. Groning, C. Brauckmann, D. Schwarz, and N. Knotschke. 2006. The Late Jurassic crocodiles of the Langenberg near Oker, Lower Saxony (Germany), and description of related materials (with remarks on the history of quarrying the “Langenberg Limestone” and “Obernkirchen Sandstone”). Clausthaler Geowissenschaften 5:59-77 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136167: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 20.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
Steneosaurus brevirostris Owen 1842 marine crocodile
DFMMh FV 870 and DFMMh FV 878
 Loricata -
Machimosaurus hugii Meyer 1837 marine crocodile
Numerous isolated teeth