Grimmen (EMAU collection) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (54.1° N, 13.1° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 18.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Dactylioceras tenuicostatum zone, Early/Lower Toarcian (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• unnamed "bituminous shale bed" equivalent to Posidonian Shale (Posidonienschiefer); Lias epsilon level = lowest Toarcian; also lower part of Harpoceras falcifer Zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonaceous shale

• bituminous shale ("bitumin√∂sen Schiefer")

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression, concretion

Collection methods: Specimens housed at Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald

Primary reference: J. Ansorge. 1996. Insekten aus dem oberen Lias von Grimmen (Vorpommern, Norddeutschland). Neue Paläontologische Abhandlungen 2:1-132 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 125507: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 12.03.2012

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Fulgoridiidae
Fulgoridulum egens Handlirsch 1939 planthopper
FGG 125