Bosenberg Quarry, Vorhelm (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.8° N, 8.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.4° N, 8.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Beckum Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• upper Beckum Beds near the border to the Vorhelm Beds; lower Upper Campanian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified marl

• marly limestone; turbidite, debris flows, slumps

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Hübner and A. Müller. 2010. Selachian teeth from Campanian sediments (Upper Cretaceous) of the Münsterland Cretaceous Basin (NW Germany). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 84:437-455 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 101701: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.12.2010

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Squaliformes - Dalatiidae
 Squaliformes -
 Orectolobiformes -
 Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae
Chiloscyllium sp. Müller and Henle 1837 carpet shark