Neuburg an der Donau (Euryaspis approximata type locality) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Barvaria, Germany (48.7° N, 11.2° E: paleocoordinates 38.6° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Jurassic (201.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• 'White Jurassic'

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, yellow lithology not reported

• dense yellowish-gray rocks

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical

Primary reference: J. A. Wagner. 1861. Neue Beiträge zur Kenntniss der urweltlichen Fauna des lithographischen Schiefers [New contributions to the knowledge of the ancient fauna of the lithographic slates]. Abhandlungen der königlichen bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaft, II Classe 9(1):65-124 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137802: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 19.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
Acichelys approximata n. sp. Wagner 1856 turtle