Mattenberg Quarry, Hamelspringe, Süntel Mts., Germany (Jurassic of Germany)

Also known as Reef 1338

Where: Germany (52.2° N, 9.4° E: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 17.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: florigemma bank Member (Korallenoolith Formation), Middle Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Algae described from oncolitic floatstones, nerineid floatstones and wackestones. Under- and overlying coral-microbial patch reefs

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: C. Helm, I. Schülke, and F. Schlagintweit. 2003. Calcareous algae ("Porostromata", Rhodophyta, Dasycladales) and microproblematica with algal affinity from the NW German Korallenoolith Formation (Oxfordian, Süntel Mountains). Facies 49:61-86 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35904: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 09.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Porostromata
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Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales -
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae