Bock's Pit (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as Duingen

Where: Lower Saxony, Germany (52.5° N, 9.8° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Buckerberg Member, Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 Ma)

• Wealden facies

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Hans-Volker Karl

Primary reference: H.-V. Karl, J. Milan, and G. Tichy. 2012. New shell remains of Peltochelys duchastelli (Dollo, 1884) from Western Europe and the rise of trionychids (Testudines: Trionychoidea). Studia Palaeocheloniologica 4:87-106 [R. Benson/R. Benson/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138301: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 10.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Peltochelyidae
"Peltochelys duchastelli" = Peltochelys duchastelii
"Peltochelys duchastelli" = Peltochelys duchastelii Dollo 1885 turtle
Carapace fragments in personal collection