Metelen 1001 well, Unit 5b, 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)

• group of beds-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 36813: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 16.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Arcomytilus sp. Agassiz 1843 mussel
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
 Belemnitida -
Gonioteuthis quadrata belemnite
ssp. quadrata
 Ammonitida - Tetragonitidae
Tetragonites cf. obscurus Schluter 1872 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
"Scaphites binodosus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) binodosus
"Scaphites binodosus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) binodosus Roemer 1841 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Baculites" sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite
 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Orbirhynchia sp. Pettitt 1954