ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Meißen-Zscheila (Cretaceous of Germany)

Also known as Meissen

Where: Sachsen, Germany (51.2° N, 13.5° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 12.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mantelliceras dixoni ammonoid zone, Meißen Formation, Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.7 - 94.3 Ma)

• "Klippenfazies"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

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

Primary reference: H. Löser. 1998. Die Korallen der sächsischen Oberkreide - eine Zwischenbilanz und Bemerkungen zu Korallenfaunen des Cenomans [Upper Cretaceous corals from Saxony (Germany) - interim results and notes on Cenomanian coral faunas]. Abhandlungen des Staatlichen Museums für Mineralogie und Geologie zu Dresden 43/44:173-187 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74192: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.07.2007, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)