Echinoderms, Sinemurian, Ellange, Elvange, Luxemburg (Jurassic of Luxembourg)

Where: Luxembourg (49.5° N, 6.3° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° N, 10.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: bucklandi to semicostatum zone, Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; poorly lithified claystone and lithified marl

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: recrystallized, original calcite, replaced with calcite, replaced with pyrite

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: M. Kutscher and A. Hary. 1991. Echinodermen im Unteren Lias (bucklandi- und semicostatum-zone) zwischen Ellange und Elvange (SE-Luxemburg). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 182(1):37-72 [L. Villier/L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 32014: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 31.05.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Liogryphaea arcuata" = Gryphaea, "Liogryphaea praeovalis" = Gryphaea
"Liogryphaea arcuata" = Gryphaea oyster
"Liogryphaea praeovalis" = Gryphaea oyster
Ophiuroidea
 Ophiurida - Hemieuryalidae
? Hemieuryale sp. von Martens 1867 brittle star
several
 Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae
Ophiomusium solodurense Hess 1962 brittle star
several
? Ophiomusium sinemurensis Kutscher and Hary 1991 brittle star
rare
 Ophiurida - Ophiacanthidae
? Ophiacantha cf. toarcensis Hess 1962 brittle star
frequent
 Ophiurida - Ophiodermatidae
Palaeocoma milleri Phillips 1829 brittle star
frequent
Palaeocoma escheri Herr 1865 brittle star
frequent
 Ophiurida - Aplocomidae
Sinosura brodiei Wright 1866 brittle star
rare
Sinosura cf. wolburgi Hess 1960 brittle star
rare
 Ophiurida - Ophiuridae
? Ophiura astonensis Hess 1964 brittle star
frequent
? Ophiocten seeweni n. sp. Kutscher and Hary 1991 brittle star
several
Asteroidea
 Forcipulatacea -
? Terminaster sp. Hess 1974 sea star
Crinoidea
 Millericrinida - Cyclocrinidae
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferinidae
Spiriferina walcotti Sowerby 1822