Middle Hauptmuschelkalk, Würzburg, Germany (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.8° N, 9.9° E: paleocoordinates 16.0° N, 17.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Muschelkalk Group, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Oberer Hauptmuschelkalk

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone and lithified claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Kirchner. 1933. Die Fossilien der Würzburger Trias: Brachiopoda. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Beilagenband 71(B):88-138 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46354: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 11.01.2005

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Taxonomic list

• Only Brachiopods
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Discina discoides Schlotheim 1820
 Lingulida - Lingulidae