Herznach, bed B.1 (Knecht collection) (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.5° N, 8.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 17.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Reineckeia anceps ammonoid zone, Middle Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• Lower ore layer, lower Ancepsschichten

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, ferruginous, ooidal, brown, gray limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Knecht in 1947

• Repository: Personal collection of Knecht

Primary reference: A. Jeannet. 1951. Stratigraphie und Palaeontologie des oolithischen Eisenerzlagers von Herznach und seiner Umgebung. Beitr├Ąge zur Geologie der Schweiz, Geotechnische Serie 13(5):1-240 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171560: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.07.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Paracenoceratidae
"Nautilus (Paracenoceras) herznachensis" = Paracenoceras herznachensis
"Nautilus (Paracenoceras) herznachensis" = Paracenoceras herznachensis Jeannet 1951 nautiloid