Lower Trochitenkalk (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Hessen, Germany (50.8° N, 8.5° E: paleocoordinates 15.9° N, 18.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• Upper Anisian (Illyrian).

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Busse. 1974. Der Obere Muschelkalk im nordwestlichen Niederhessen. Notizbl. hess. L.-Amt. Bodenforsch. 102:91-135 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 44356: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.09.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Lima striata" = Plagiostoma striatum
"Lima striata" = Plagiostoma striatum Schlotheim 1820 file clam
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Coenothyris vulgaris Schlotheim 1820
Crinoidea
 Encrinida - Encrinidae
Encrinus liliiformis Lamarck 1801 Sea lily