Marloffstein clay pit (gibbosus subzone) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.6° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 17.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Margaritatus (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• Gibbosus subzone

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by A. Wirth, R. Schrufer; reposited in the BSP

Primary reference: U. Fiedel and H. Keupp. 1988. Ischnochiton marloffsteinensis n. sp., eine Polyplacophore aus dem fränkischen Lias. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 62:49-58 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139314: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Neoloricata - Ischnochitonidae
Ischnochiton marloffsteinensis n. sp. Fiedel and Keupp 1988 chiton