Wollmershausen, Jagst Valley, pelecypod/crinoid bioherms, Muschelkalk (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Reef 2983

Where: Germany (49.2° N, 10.0° E: paleocoordinates 14.8° N, 19.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: "Encrinus-Platten" Member (Muschelkalk Formation), Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• lower atavus subzone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks and lithified lime mudstone

• bioherms: 2-3 m lateral and up to 1.8 m vertical diameter
• crinoidal boundstone and mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: H. Hagdorn. 1978. Muschel/Krinoiden-Bioherme im Oberen Muschelkalk (mo1, Anis) von Crailsheim und Schwäbisch Hall (Südwestdeutschland) [Pelecypod/Crinoid bioherms in the Upper Muschelkalk (mo1, Anisian) of Crailsheim and Schwäbisch Hall (SW Germany)]. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 156(1):31-86 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67647: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.11.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Coenothyris vulgaris Schlotheim 1820
Talpina
  -
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
 Myalinida - Mysidiellidae
"Mytilus eduliformis" = Promysidiella eduliformis
"Mytilus eduliformis" = Promysidiella eduliformis Schlotheim 1820 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pleuronectites laevigatus Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Lima striata" = Plagiostoma striatum
"Lima striata" = Plagiostoma striatum Schlotheim 1820 file clam
 Pectinida - Prospondylidae
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunopsis ostracina Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Bakevellia costata Schlotheim 1820 oyster
Hoernesia socialis Schlotheim 1823 oyster
"Bakevellia cf. mytiloides" = Gervillia mytiloides Schlotheim 1820 oyster
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
"Myophoria ovata" = Neoschizodus ovatus
"Myophoria ovata" = Neoschizodus ovatus Goldfuss 1838 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Worthenia sp. de Koninck 1883 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
"Naticella sp." = Polinices
"Naticella sp." = Polinices Monfort 1810 moon snail
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaris sp. Leske 1778 pencil urchin
Crinoidea
 Encrinida - Encrinidae
Encrinus liliiformis Lamarck 1801 Sea lily
 Ichnofossils -