Dransfelder Hochfläche, Göttingen, Middle Ceratites Beds (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.5° N, 9.8° E: paleocoordinates 17.5° N, 16.7° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Member (Ceratites Beds Formation), Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified packstone and lithified wackestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: M. Urlichs and U. Vath. 1990. Zur Ceratiten-Stratigraphie im Oberen Muschelkalk (Mitteltrias) bei Göttingen. Geologisches Jahrbuch Hessen 118:127-147 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46362: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 11.01.2005

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Taxonomic list

• Ammonites only
Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae
"Ceratites (Doloceratites) muensteri" = Trachyceras muensteri
"Ceratites (Doloceratites) muensteri" = Trachyceras muensteri Wissmann 1841 ceratite
ssp. perkeo
 Ceratitida - Ceratitidae