Metelen 1001 well, Unit 5a, Germany (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Germany (52.1° N, 7.3° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 8.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; poorly lithified, bioturbated, argillaceous marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: core,

Primary reference: M. Hiß and A. Lommerzheim. 1991. Stratigraphische interpretation der makrofauna im Santon /Campan-Profil der Bohrung Metelen 1001 im nordwestlichen Muensterland (NW-Deutschland). Facies 24:125-128 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36812: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 16.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Orbirhynchia sp. Pettitt 1954