Kunrade area (IRScNB Ubaghs collection) (Cretaceous of Netherlands)

Also known as Kunraed

Where: Limburg, Netherlands (50.9° N, 5.9° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 4.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Belemnella junior ammonoid zone, Kunrade Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• = Kunrade limestone facies of Maastricht Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• lithified based on preservation of crabs

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by C. Ubaghs

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Repository: Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique (IRScNB)

Primary reference: C. Ubaghs. 1892. Le Megalosaurus dans la Craie supérieure du Limbourg [Megalosaurus in the upper Chalk of Limburg]. Bulletin de la Société Belge de Géologie, de Paléontologie, et d'Hydrologie 6:26-29 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 67133: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.11.2006, edited by Roger Benson, John Alroy, Mark Uhen, Mihaela Krause, Matthew Clapham and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Jagtia kunradensis7 Tshudy and Sorhannus 2000 clawed lobster
IRScNB specimen from the "Kunrade Limestone facies" at "Kunrade": might include holotype
 Decapoda - Diogenidae
Annuntidiogenes sunuciorum n. sp.1 Fraaije et al. 2008 hermit crab
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
Almerarhynchia kunradensis n. sp.6 Simon 2003
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca geulemensis3 Vogel 1895 ark
 Arcida - Limopsidae
"Limopsis" kunraediensis3 Vogel 1895 clam
 Cardiida - Anatinellidae
Anatina millepunctata3 Vogel 1895 clam
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet.9 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
tooth, IRSNB
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasauridae indet.2 Gervais 1852 mosasaur
Mosasaurus hoffmanni4 Mantell 1829 mosasaur
IRSNB 1626
 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Elasmosauridae indet.5 Cope 1869 elasmosaur
NHMM 003842 (plate 1, figs 4-5): an elasmosaur tooth in the collections of the Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht identified as "G. binkhorsti"
Thalassotaenia debeyi
Thalassotaenia debeyi8 van der Ham et al. 2007