Quarries of Arzo (PIMUZ coll) (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (45.9° N, 8.9° E: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 14.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Broccatello Formation, Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: PIMUZ (Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich)

Primary reference: H. Sulser. 2004. Arzonella exotica n. g. n. sp., a new brachiopod of indeterminate systematic position from the Lower Liassic (Broccatello) of Arzo (Southern Alps of Switzerland) : a short note. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 97:423-428 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138806: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Brachiopoda
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Arzonella exotica n. gen. n. sp.
Arzonella exotica n. gen. n. sp. Sulser 2004
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Dimerellidae
Sulcirostra alpina Parona 1885
 Rhynchonellida - Prionorhynchiidae
Prionorhynchia sp. Buckman 1917