Metelen 1001 well, Unit 5d, 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 36814: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 16.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
? Astartemya sp. Stephenson 1941 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana speetonensis pointed nut clam
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
Desmophyllites sp. Spath 1829 ammonite
"Hauericeras cf. pseudogardeni" = Hauericeras (Hauericeras) pseudogardeni Schlüter 1872 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Gaudryceratidae
"Gaudryceras cf. mite" = Gaudryceras (Gaudryceras) mite
"Gaudryceras cf. mite" = Gaudryceras (Gaudryceras) mite Hauer 1866 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites aff. incurvatus Dujardin 1837 ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
Phylloceras (Hypophylloceras) sp. Salfeld 1924 ammonite
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Hexactinellida
 Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae
Ventriculites radiatus Mantell 1822 glass sponge