Wintershof Quarry, Eichstätt, Solnhofen (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Bavaria, Germany (48.9° N, 11.2° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 19.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hybonoticeras hybonotum ammonoid zone, Solnhofen Formation, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified lime mudstone

• Plattenkalk limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: G. Bechly, A. Nel, X. Martínez-Declòs, E. A. Jarzembowski, R. Coram, D. Martill, G. Fleck, F. Escuillié, M. M. Wisshak and M. Maisch. 2001. A revision and phylogenetic study of Mesozoic Aeshnoptera, with description of numerous new taxa (Insecta: Odonata: Anisoptera). Neue Paläontologische Abhandlungen 4:1-219 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 105797: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.02.2011, edited by Jered Karr, Roger Benson, Terri Cleary, Richard Butler, Bethany Allen and Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae
Orthophlebia lithographica n. sp.7 Willmann and Novokshonov 1998 scorpionfly
JME SOS 1732
 Dicondylia - Protomyrmeleontidae
Malmomyrmeleon viohli n. gen. n. sp.3
Malmomyrmeleon viohli n. gen. n. sp.3 Martínez-Delclòs and Nel 1996 winged insect
JME SOS 3611, 1680
 Dicondylia - Tarsophlebiidae
Tarsophlebia eximia4 Hagen 1862 winged insect
JME 1960/66K, 1951/73K
 Odonata - Mesuropetalidae
Mesuropetala muensteri Germar 1839 true dragonfly
Labelled Mesuropetala koehler, J. Schmitt, v. 1966, Wintershof, Eichstätt
 Odonata - Cymatophlebiidae
Cymatophlebia longialata Germar 1839 true dragonfly
JME SOS 1713, 1714
 Odonata - Isophlebiidae
Isophlebia aspasia4 Hagen 1866 dragonfly
JME SOS 1704a-b
Reptilia
 Pterosauria -
Ctenochasma porocristata n. sp.2 de Buisonje 1981 pterosaur
SoS-2179 (holotype), partial skull
 Loricata - Atoposauridae
Alligatorellus bavaricus6 Tennant and Mannion 2014 crocodilian
Alligatorellus beaumonti barvaricus
 Squamata -
Eichstaettisaurus schroederi n. sp.5 Broili 1938 squamates
BSPG 1937 I 1a & b (holotype), complete skeleton preserved in dorsal view and counterpart.
Ardeosaurus digitatellus n. sp.5 Grier 1914 squamates
CM 4026 (holotype), partial skeleton including skull and parts of the postcranium preserved in dorsal view
Ardeosaurus brevipes n. sp.5 Meyer 1909 squamates
Holotype: Collection Hetzell, now lost. Represented solely by a cast (NHMUK38006).
 Rhynchocephalia - Pleurosauridae
Pleurosaurus goldfussi1 von Meyer 1831 rhynchocephalian