Nellingen, W├╝rtemberg (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.1° N, 10.1° E: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 11.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified, lenticular, sandy conglomerate

• marine coastal conditions, possibly a result of a storm or the Rhaetian transgression
• "lenses of grit or intra-formational conglomerate (or breccia) of sedimentary rocks with a calcite-cemented sandy matrix"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: A. S. Woodward. 1891. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History). Part II. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) 2 [W. Dahdul/B. Frable ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141186: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 21.03.2013, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium philippianum" = Protocardia philippiana
"Cardium philippianum" = Protocardia philippiana Dunker 1847 cockle
 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
Gyrolepis albertii Agassiz 1835
BMNH 28463