Blassenstein Fm, Nutzhof section, 19 m (Jurassic of Austria)

Where: Austria (48.1° N, 15.8° E: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 24.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tithonica zone, Blassenstein Formation, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; marl and limestone

• well-bedded marls and limestones

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: A. Kroh and A. Lukeneder. 2009. Crinoids from the Late Jurassic of the Nutzhof section (Lower Austria, Gresten Klippenbelt). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 110(A):383-399 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 151441: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 02.10.2013

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Taxonomic list

Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
Ophiuroidea indet. Gray 1840 brittle star
Asteroidea indet. de Blainville 1830 sea star
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
Balanocrinus sp., "Margocrinus cf. pentagonalis" = Balanocrinus pentagonalis
Balanocrinus sp. Agassiz 1847 Sea lily
"Margocrinus cf. pentagonalis" = Balanocrinus pentagonalis Goldfuss 1831 Sea lily
 Cyrtocrinida - Phyllocrinidae
Phyllocrinus belbekensis Arendt 1974 Sea lily
cup fragments
 Roveacrinida - Saccocomidae
? Crassicoma sp. Sieverts-Doreck and Hess 2002 Sea lily
20 brachial ossicles
Saccocoma tenella Goldfuss 1831 Sea lily
1248 radials; 971 brachials