Villingen marine invertebrates (Triassic to of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (48.1° N, 8.5° E: paleocoordinates 13.2° N, 19.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Muschelkalk Group, Olenekian to Olenekian (251.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Assumed to be Early - Middle Triassic based on other local collections.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. A. Goldfuss. 1863. Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Petrefacten Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Länder. Divisio Quarta: Molluscorum acephalicorum reliquiae. Muschelthiere der Vorwelt. 1. Bivalvia. Petrefacta Germaniae 4(1):1-273 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 201358: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 05.05.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea complicata Goldfuss 1833 oyster
Ostrea spondyloides Schlotheim 1820 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Avicula crispata Goldfuss 1863 pearl oyster
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
"Lyrodon goldfussii" = Myophoria (Costatoria) goldfussi
"Lyrodon goldfussii" = Myophoria (Costatoria) goldfussi Alberti 1830 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula munsteri Goldfuss 1863 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Arca minuta" = Nuculana minuta
"Arca minuta" = Nuculana minuta Müller 1776 pointed nut clam