Wellenkalk, Würzburg, Germany (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.8° N, 9.9° E: paleocoordinates 15.4° N, 19.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Wellenkalk Formation (Muschelkalk Group), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified wackestone

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 46345: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 11.01.2005

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Taxonomic list

• Only Brachiopods
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula tenuissima" = Lingularia tenuissima
"Lingula tenuissima" = Lingularia tenuissima Bronn 1837
 Discinida - Disciniidae
Discina discoides Schlotheim 1820
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Coenothyris vulgaris Schlotheim 1820
 Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae
"Spiriferina fragilis" = Punctospirella fragilis
"Spiriferina fragilis" = Punctospirella fragilis Schlotheim 1814
 Spiriferinida - Bittnerulidae
Hirsutina hirsuta Alberti 1864