Wendelstein, back reef, Wetterstein Limestone, Bavarian Alps (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (47.7° N, 12.0° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° N, 23.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Wetterstein Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: H. Wolff. 1973. Fazies-Gliederung und Paläogeographie des Ladins in den bayerischen Kalkalpen zwischen Wendelstein und Kampenwand [Ladinian facies and paleogeography in the Bavarian Alps between Wendelstein and Kampenwand]. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 143(2):246-274 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67653: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.12.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Haplophragmoiidae
Ammobaculites sp. Cushman 1910
Textulariina
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
Glomospira sp. Rzehak 1895
 Trochamminacea - Trochamminidae
Trochammina sp. Parker and Jones 1859
Fusulinina
 Archaediscacea - Archaediscidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Gastropoda
 Hypsogastropoda - Coelostylinidae
 Thaumatoporellales -
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
 Dasycladales - Polyphysaceae
Teutloporella herculea Stoppani 1857
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Miliolidae indet. Ehrenberg 1839
Quinqueloculina sp. d'Orbigny 1826