Heisterholz, near Petershagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Germany (52.4° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 17.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Hauterivian (136.4 - 130.0 Ma)

• Endemoceras regale Zone; late Early Hauterivian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, silty claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peroxide, sieve,

Primary reference: J. Mutterlose, M. Mecklenbeck, and S. Rückheim. 2001. Die Floren- und Faunenverteilung im Unter-Hauterive (Unter-Kreide) der Tongruben Heisterholz (NRW). Geol. Paläont. Westf. 58:5-31 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50181: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 10.05.2005, edited by Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Calculites sp.
calcareous nannofossil
Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Ammobaculinidae
 Lituolacea - Haplophragmoiidae
Textulariina
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
 Textulariina - Verneuilinidae
Textulariina
 Hormosinacea - Hormosinidae
Proteonina
  -
Robertinina
 Robertinacea - Epistominidae
Hemirobulina
  -
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
 Nodosariacea - Vaginulinidae
Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Nephropidae
Hoploparia dentata Roemer 1841 clawed lobster
 Decapoda - Palinuridae
Astacodes falcifer Bell 1863 spiny lobster
 Decapoda - Mecochiridae
 Decapoda - Erymidae
"Eryma sulcata" = Eryma sulcatum
"Eryma sulcata" = Eryma sulcatum Harbort 1905 decapod
Bivalvia
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea -
 Nautilida -
"Nautilitaceae indet." = Nautiloidea
"Nautilitaceae indet." = Nautiloidea de Blainville 1825 nautiloid
unclassified
  -
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
vertebrae of fish and reptile
Ophiuroidea
  -
Ophiuroidea indet. Gray 1840 brittle star
Prymnesiophyceae
  - Calyptrosphaeraceae
Anfractus harrisonii Medd 1979
calcareous nannofossil
 Prymnesiophycidae - Prymnesiophycidae
Eprolithus antiquus Perch-Nielsen 1979
calcareous nannofossil
Assipetra infracretaceae
calcareous nannofossil
Conusphaera sp. Trejo 1969
calcareous nannofossil
Nannoconus sp.
calcareous nannofossil
Micrantholithus sp. Deflandre 1954
calcareous nannofossil
Micrantholithus speetonensis Perch-Nielsen 1979
calcareous nannofossil
Micrantholithus obtusus Stradner 1963
calcareous nannofossil
Micrantholithus hoschulzii Reinhardt 1966
calcareous nannofossil
 Watznaueriales - Watznaueriaceae
Watznaueria sp. Reinhardt 1964
calcareous nannofossil
Watznaueria barnesae
calcareous nannofossil
Watznaueria fossacincta Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
Watznaueria britannica Stradner 1963
calcareous nannofossil
Watznaueria ovata Bukry 1969
calcareous nannofossil
Cyclagelosphaera sp. Noël 1965
calcareous nannofossil
Cyclagelosphaera tubulata Grün and Zweili 1980
calcareous nannofossil
Cyclagelosphaera margerelii Noël 1965
calcareous nannofossil
Diazomatolithus lehmanii Noël 1965
calcareous nannofossil
 Eiffellithales - Rhagodiscaceae
Rhagodiscus sp. Reinhardt 1967
calcareous nannofossil
Rhagodiscus asper Stradner 1963
calcareous nannofossil
Percivalia fenestrata Worsley 1971
calcareous nannofossil
 Eiffellithales - Chiastozygaceae
Staurolithites crux Deflandre and Fert 1954
calcareous nannofossil
Tranolithus gabalus Stover 1966
calcareous nannofossil
Bukrylithus ambiguus Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
Zeugrhabdotus sp. Reinhardt 1965
calcareous nannofossil
Zeugrhabdotus diplogrammus Deflandre 1954
calcareous nannofossil
Zeugrhabdotus erectus Deflandre 1954
calcareous nannofossil
Chiastozygus tenuis Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
 Eiffellithales - Eiffellithaceae
Tegumentum sp. Thierstein 1972
calcareous nannofossil
Eiffellithus sp. Reinhardt 1965
calcareous nannofossil
Eiffellithus striatus Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
 Podorhabdales - Cretarhabdaceae
Speetonia colligata Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
Helenea chiastia Worsley 1971
calcareous nannofossil
Retecapsa sp. Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
Retecapsa crenulata Bramlette and Martini 1964
calcareous nannofossil
Retecapsa angustiforata Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
Retecapsa surirella Deflandre and Fert 1954
calcareous nannofossil
Cretarhabdus sp. Bramlette and Martini 1964
calcareous nannofossil
Cretarhabdus striatus Stradner 1963
calcareous nannofossil
Cretarhabdus conicus Bramlette and Martini 1964
calcareous nannofossil
Grantarhabdus meddii Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
 Podorhabdales - Axopodorhabdaceae
Tetrapodorhabdus coptensis Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
Axopodorhabdus sp. Wind and Wise 1977
calcareous nannofossil
Axopodorhabdus dietzmannii Reinhardt 1965
calcareous nannofossil
Ethmorhabdus hauterivianus Black et al. 1971
calcareous nannofossil
 Podorhabdales - Biscutaceae
Sollasites sp. Black 1967
calcareous nannofossil
Sollasites horticus Stradner and Adamiker 1966
calcareous nannofossil
Biscutum sp. Black 1959
calcareous nannofossil
Biscutum constans Górka 1957
calcareous nannofossil
Discorhabdus rotatorius
calcareous nannofossil
Crucibiscutum salebrosum Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
 Podorhabdales - Tubodiscaceae
Tubodiscus sp. Thierstein 1973
calcareous nannofossil
Manivitella pemmatoidea Deflandre 1965
calcareous nannofossil
 Stephanolithiales - Stephanolithiaceae
Stradnerlithus sp. Black 1971
calcareous nannofossil
Stradnerlithus geometricus Górka 1957
calcareous nannofossil
Rotelapillus laffittei Noël 1957
calcareous nannofossil