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Ratssteinbruch, Dresden-Dölzschen (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Sachsen, Germany (51.0° N, 13.7° E: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 13.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Praeactinocamax plenus ammonoid zone, Dölzschen Formation, Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.7 - 94.3 Ma)

• upper Upper Cenomanian, plenus-Pläner of the Dölzschen Formation. Plenus-beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Repository: MMG: Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie.

Primary reference: M. Wilmsen and E. Nagm. 2013. Upper Cenomanian-Lower Turonian ammonoids from the Saxonian Cretaceous (lower Elbtal Group, Saxony, Germany). Bulletin of Geosciences 88:647-674 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 172057: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.07.2015, edited by Pete Wagner

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