Solnhofen (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Franconia, Germany (48.9° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 19.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Barale. 1981. La paleoflore Jurassique du Jura Francais: Etude systematique, aspects stratigraphiques et paleoecologiques. Documents des Laboratoires de Geologie Lyon (81)1-467 [A. Rees/A. Rees/A. Rees]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24521: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 08.08.2002, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

• from Barale (1981, p. 283)
unclassified
  -
Reptilia
 Testudines - Eurysternidae
Palaeomedusa testa2 von Meyer 1860 turtle
MB R 2894
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Geosaurus giganteus1 Sömmerring 1816 marine crocodile
NHM 37016–37020
Cricosaurus elegans1 Wagner 1852 marine crocodile
NHM 43005
 Ichthyosauria -
Ichthyosauria indet.3 ichthyosaur
Precise locality unknown, specimen details not reported
Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Palaeocyparis
  -
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
 Pinales - Cupressaceae
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucarites sp. Presl 1833
 Pinales -
Condylites
  -
Ginkgoopsida
 Ginkgoales - Ginkgoaceae
? Ginkgo sp. Linnaeus 1771 ginkgo