Hamelbach creek, Stromberg (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.8° N, 8.2° E: paleocoordinates 42.4° N, 9.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Stromberg Formation, Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• Lower Stromberg beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone and lithified marl

• interbedded limestones and marls

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 101702: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.12.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Selachimorpha -
Squaliformes indet. elasmobranch
 Squaliformes -
 Squaliformes - Somniosidae
Somniosidae indet. Jordan 1888 sleeper shark
 Squaliformes - Dalatiidae
 Squaliformes -
Cretascymnus sp. Cappetta 1980 elasmobranch
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
Squatina cf. baumbergensis Marck 1885 angel shark
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos sp. Link 1790 guitarfish
 Galeomorphi -
"Galeomorphii indet." = Galeomorphi
"Galeomorphii indet." = Galeomorphi shark
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae