Bodental near Iba (Permian of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.0° N, 9.9° E: paleocoordinates 15.3° N, 22.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kupferschiefer Formation, Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, carbonaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Peter Bürger

• Repository: Collection of Peter Bürger, Bad Hersfeld

Primary reference: G. Schaumberg. 1989. Muensterichthys buergeri n. g. n. sp., ein neuer Palaeoniscoide (Actinopterygii, Pisces) aus dem permischen Kupferschiefer von Richelsdorf (Hessen, West-Deutschland). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 63:119-131 [T. Olszewski/K. Tracy/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139229: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Palaeonisciformes -
Muensterichthys buergeri n. gen. n. sp.
Muensterichthys buergeri n. gen. n. sp. Schaumberg 1989