Ophiuroidea, Zwatzen, Iena (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.0° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 17.5° N, 18.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Muschelkalk Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• D-banken, lower Muschelkalk

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithified grainstone and lithified mudstone

Primary reference: F. Kutscher. 1940. Ophiuren-vorkommen in Muschelkalk Deutschlands. Zeitschrift der deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 92(1):1-18 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89456: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 22.05.2009

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Taxonomic list

Ophiuroidea
 Ophiurida - Aplocomidae
"Ophioderma squamosa" = Arenorbis squamosus
"Ophioderma squamosa" = Arenorbis squamosus Picard 1858 brittle star
 Ophiurida - Ophiuridae
"Aspidura ludeni" = Aspiduriella ludeni
"Aspidura ludeni" = Aspiduriella ludeni von Hagenow 1851 brittle star