Trochitenkalk, Kraichgau (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.1° N, 8.6° E: paleocoordinates 14.5° N, 18.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithified claystone

• Tonschiffermergel

Primary reference: H. König. 1920. Zur Kenntnis des untern trochitenkalkes in nördlichen Kraichgau. Sitzungsberichte der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Klasse A: Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftiche Klasse 1920 [L. Villier/L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90045: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 02.07.2009

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Taxonomic list

Ophiuroidea
 Ophiurida - Aplocomidae
"Ophioderma squamosa" = Arenorbis squamosus
"Ophioderma squamosa" = Arenorbis squamosus Picard 1858 brittle star
 Ophiurida - Ophiuridae
"Aspidura scutellata" = Aspiduriella scutellata
"Aspidura scutellata" = Aspiduriella scutellata Blumenbach 1803 brittle star