Harrl Hill (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Lower Saxony, Germany (52.2° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 17.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• Wealden facies (as used in the northern German stratigraphy)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: H.-V. Karl, E. Groning, C. Brauckmann, and M. Reich. 2012. Ballerstedtia bueckebergensis, a new turtle from the Early Cretaceous Wealden facies of Germany (Testudines: Pleurosternidae). Studia Palaeocheloniologica 4:47-60 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138141: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 05.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pleurosternidae
"Ballerstedtia bueckebergensis n. gen. n. sp." = Dorsetochelys typocardium
"Ballerstedtia bueckebergensis n. gen. n. sp." = Dorsetochelys typocardium Seeley 1869 turtle
Holotype: Complete shell impression with steinkern, GZG.BA.533a-c