Ophiuroidea, Quarry of the prison, Bayreuth (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.0° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 16.6° N, 18.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithified carbonate

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Heller. 1959. Ein neuer Ophiuren-Fund aus dem Oberen Muschelkalk von Bayreuth. Geologische Bl├Ątter Nordost-Bayern 9(1):15-24 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89453: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 21.05.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Ophiurida -
Acroura sp. Agassiz 1836 brittle star