Kelheim (unknown croc locality) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Franconia, Germany (48.9° N, 11.9° E: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 19.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Gravesia gigas ammonoid zone, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Krantz; reposited in the MfN

• The specimen was collected at Kelheim (Franconian Alb, S-Germany) and acquired by the Museum fr Naturkunde from Krantz for a sum of 20 German Mark.

Primary reference: D. Schwarz-Wings, N. Klein, C. Neumann and U. Resch. 2011. A new partial skeleton of Alligatorellus (Crocodyliformes) associated with echinoids from the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) lithographic limestone of Kelheim, S-Germany. Fossil Record 14(2):195-205 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139018: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 07.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata - Atoposauridae
Alligatorellus sp. Gervais 1871 crocodilian
MB.R.3632
Echinoidea
 Holectypoida - Holectypidae
Holectypus corallinus sea urchin
4 present