Astare Bank, Niesen bei Willebadessen (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.6° N, 9.1° E: paleocoordinates 16.9° N, 18.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ober Trochitenkalk Member (Muschelkalk Formation), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Robustus Zone

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; carbonate

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. J. McGowan and A. B. Smith. 2006. Faunal lists from Muschelkalk Museum, Ingelfingen, Germany. [A. McGowan/A. McGowan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 66080: authorized by Alistair McGowan, entered by Alistair McGowan on 28.09.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
"Spirorbis" sp. Daudin 1800
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
 Myalinida - Mysidiellidae
"Mytilus eduliformis" = Promysidiella eduliformis, "Mytilus inflexus" = Promysidiella eduliformis
"Mytilus eduliformis" = Promysidiella eduliformis Schlotheim 1820 clam
"Mytilus inflexus" = Promysidiella eduliformis Schlotheim 1820 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium discites Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pleuronectites laevigatus Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Terquemiidae
 Pectinida - Prospondylidae
Enantiostreon sp. Bittner 1901 scallop
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Hoernesia socialis Schlotheim 1823 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya sp. Agassiz 1845 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
"Lyriomyophoria elegans" = Elegantinia clam
Neoschizodus laevigatus Ziethen 1830 clam
Myophoria vulgaris Schlotheim 1822 clam
Gastropoda
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Naticella sp." = Polinices
"Naticella sp." = Polinices Monfort 1810 moon snail
 Neritoidea - Neritariidae
Neritaria sp. Koken 1892 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
Loxonema sp. Phillips 1841 snail
Crinoidea
 Encrinida - Encrinidae