Ophiuroidea, Quarry of the prison, Bayreuth: Ladinian, Germany

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Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida
Acroura sp. Agassiz 1836
1 specimen
nomen dubium belonging to Ophiurida
see common names

Coordinates: 50.0° North, 11.6° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:16.6° North, 18.5° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:hand sample
Period: Triassic Epoch: Middle Triassic
Stage: Ladinian 10 m.y. bin: Triassic 2
Key time interval: Ladinian
Age range of interval: 242 - 237 m.y. ago
Geological group:Muschelkalk Formation:Trochitenkalk
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified "carbonate"
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:deep subtidal indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Abundance in sediment:rare
Articulated whole bodies:all
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:survey of museum collection
Collection size:1 specimens
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:89453
Authorizer:L. Villier Enterer:L. Villier
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2009-05-21 05:01:13 Last modified:2022-11-09 15:41:48
Access level:the public Released:2009-05-21 05:01:13
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

29994. F. Heller. 1959. Ein neuer Ophiuren-Fund aus dem Oberen Muschelkalk von Bayreuth. Geologische Bl├Ątter Nordost-Bayern 9(1):15-24 [L. Villier/L. Villier]