Thisted Kalkværk Quarry (Cretaceous of Denmark)

Where: Denmark (57.0° N, 8.7° E: paleocoordinates 49.5° N, 7.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Belemnella kazimiroviensis other zone, Danish White Chalk Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; white limestone

• White chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Sylvia Verschueren in 2003

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Found loose on a scree slope; private collection of Sylvia Verschueren

Primary reference: J. Lindgren and J. W. M. Jagt. 2005. Danish mosasaurs. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences — Geologie en Mijnbouw 84(3):315-320 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140269: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 06.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus sp. Conybeare 1822 mosasaur
Upper portion of a fragmentary tooth crown