Schinznach 109: Opalinum, Switzerland
collected by W. Etter 1985-1987

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Malacostraca - Tanaidacea - Jurapseudidae
Jurapseudes friedericianus (Malzahn 1965)
Malacostraca - Isopoda - Cirolanidae
Palaega cf. jurassica Stolley 1910
see common names

Geography
Country:Switzerland
Coordinates: 47.5° North, 8.2° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:36.9° North, 17.9° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Time
Period:Jurassic Epoch:Middle Jurassic
Stage:Aalenian 10 m.y. bin:Jurassic 3
Key time interval:Opalinum
Age range of interval:175.60000 - 171.60000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Formation:Opalinus Clay
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: From multiple horizons in the lower 25 m of the Opalinus Clay. Horizons almost certainly are those in Etter (1990) but are not stated.
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified mudstone
Environment:marine indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:adpression
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collectors:W. Etter Collection dates:1985-1987
Collection method comments: Repository: PIMUZ (Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich)
Metadata
Database number:138784
Authorizer:M. Clapham Enterer:M. Clapham
Research group:decapod,marine invertebrate
Created:2013-01-27 06:05:32 Last modified:2013-11-25 13:02:06
Access level:the public Released:2013-01-27 06:05:32
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

44466. W. Etter. 1988. Isopoden und Tanaidaceen (Crustacea, Malacostraca) aus dem unteren Opalinuston der Nordschweiz. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 81:857-877 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]