Mottgers, Germany (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Reef 71

Where: Germany (50.3° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 15.8° N, 18.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pelsonian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Lower upper Anisian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified bindstone and lithified packstone

• Bivalve-crinoid bioherm

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: W. Klotz and V. Lukas. 1988. Bioherme im Unteren Muschelkalk (Trias) Südosthessens. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 1988:661-669 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34703: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 17.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Hirsutella hirsuta
Unclassified to avoid ambiguity with Hirsutella hirsuta (d'Orbigny, 1839): Foraminiferida. These can not be disentangled.
Bivalvia
 Pterioida - Prospondylidea
"Enantiostreon difforme" = Terquemia difformis
"Enantiostreon difforme" = Terquemia difformis Schlotheim 1820 clam
 Myalinida - Mysidiellidae
""Mytilus" praecursor" = Promysidiella eduliformis praecursor
""Mytilus" praecursor" = Promysidiella eduliformis praecursor Renz 1904 clam
"Mytilus" eduliformis? praecursor
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma striatum Schlotheim 1820 file clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunopsis ostracina Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Terquemiidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pleuronectites sp. Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
Neoschizodus sp. Giebel 1855 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Gastropoda
  -
"Omphaloptycha gregaria" = Buccinites gregarius
"Omphaloptycha gregaria" = Buccinites gregarius Schlotheim 1820 snail
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
? Spirorbis sp. Daudin 1800
encrusting
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Coenothyris vulgaris Schlotheim 1820
 Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae
Punctospirella fragilis Schlotheim 1814
Crinoidea
 Encrinida - Encrinidae
Encrinidae indet. Dujardin and Hupé 1862 Sea lily
holdfasts and ossicles
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Serpianotiaridae
Serpianotiaris sp. Jeannet 1933 pencil urchin
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaris grandaeva Goldfuss 1874 pencil urchin
 Ichnofossils -