Ohmden quarry near Holzmaden, lower epsilon II-4 (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-W├╝rttenburg, Germany (48.6° N, 9.5° E: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 17.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Posidonia Shale Formation, Tenuicostatum (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• Based on matrix of holotype, from Toarcian, tenuicostatum Zone, uppermost semicelatum Subzone, lower part of the "Untere Schiefer", "epsilon II 4" of Hauff (1921)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F.A. Quenstedt in 1842

• Repository: T├╝bingen University (GPIT)

Primary reference: W. Riegraf. 1987. On Lower and Upper Jurassic dibranchiate cephalopods from Germany and England. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 61:261-272 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139330: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Teuthida - Lioteuthididae
Lioteuthis problematica n. gen. n. sp.
Lioteuthis problematica n. gen. n. sp. Naef 1922 squid