Belemnitella schulzi sp. nov. from the uppermost Campanian and lowest Maastrichtian chalks of northwest Germany and Denmark

Walter Kegel Christensen

Abstract


Belemnitella schulzi, a new belemnitellid species from the uppermost Campanian of northwest Germany and lowermost Maastrichtian of Denmark, is described, utilising biometric methods. Previously, this new species was referred to as B. langei in Denmark and B. cf. najdini in northwest Germany. B. schulzi sp. nov. is compared with Upper Campanian and Maastrichtian species of Belemnitella from west and central Europe, and these are briefly reviewed.


Keywords


Belemnitella shulzi sp. nov., uppermost Campanian, lowest Maastrichtian, Germany, Denmark.

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