Mellikon (USNM coll) (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.6° N, 8.3° E: paleocoordinates 38.6° N, 17.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Badnerschichten Formation, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135417: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
Colosia zieteni de Loriol 1878