IVf-7, Geulhemmerberg (Cretaceous of Netherlands)

Where: Netherlands (50.9° N, 5.8° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 4.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Meerssen Member, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: carbonate

• lithology described as a calcarenite

Primary reference: J. W. M. Jagt. 1996. Late Maastrichtian and Early Palaeocene index macrofossils in the Maastrichtian type area (SE Netherlands, NE Belgium). Geologie en Mijnbouw 75:153-162 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 3123: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 27.07.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Rotaliina
 Rotaliacea - Calcarinidae
 Rotaliina - Lepitorbitoididae
Lepidorbitoides minor Schlumberger 1901
Malacostraca
 Decapoda -
Decapoda indet. Latreille 1802 decapod
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Calappidae indet. De Haan 1833 box crab
Rhynchonellata
 Thecideida - Thecideidae
Thecidea papillata von Schlotheim 1813
? Lacazella sp. Munier-Chalmas 1881
originally entered as "Lacazella? sp."
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Cancellothyridinae indet. Thomson 1926
"?n. sp." - originally entered as "Cancellothyridinae ?n. sp."
ex gr. Terebratulina chrysalis Schlotheim 1813
originally entered as "Terebratulina gr. chrysalis"
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Pyrgopolon mosae
Pyrgopolon mosae mosae
Pyrgopolon sp. de Montfort 1808
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Tenuipteria argentea Conrad 1858 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Syncyclonema haeggi Dhondt 1971 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Microchlamys pulchella" = Dhondtichlamys
"Microchlamys pulchella" = Dhondtichlamys scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomiidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyrinae indet. Vialov 1936 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
"Agerostrea ungulata" = Agerostrea ungulatus, Acutostrea sp.
"Agerostrea ungulata" = Agerostrea ungulatus Schlotheim 1813 oyster
Acutostrea sp. Vyalov 1936 oyster
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Rhombodontidae
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax pristodontus Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Palaeohypotodus bronni sand tiger shark
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida -
Cidaroida indet. Claus 1880 pencil urchin
spines - originally entered as "Cidaroida sp."
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Temnocidaris danica Desor 1855 pencil urchin
 Holectypoida -
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Hemipneustes striatoradiatus Leske 1778 sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Brissidae
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster prunella Lamarck 1816 heart urchin
 Cassiduloida -
Procassidulus lapiscancri Leske 1778 sea urchin
 Cassiduloida - Cassidulidae
 Clypeasteroida - Faujasiidae
Faujasia apicalis sand dollar
 Calycina -
Phymosomatoida indet. Mortensen 1904 sea urchin
spines - originally entered as "Phymosomatoida sp."
 Calycina - Phymosomatidae
Gauthieria sp. Lambert 1891 sea urchin
spine
Crinoidea
 Articulata -
Comatulida indet. Clark 1908 Feather star
brachials
 Roveacrinida - Saccocomidae
Applinocrinus sp. Peck Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Octocorallia -