Quarry east of Wyhlen near Rheinfelden (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Südbaden, Germany (47.6° N, 7.7° E: paleocoordinates 14.3° N, 16.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Plattenkalk Member (Muschelkalk Formation), Fassanian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• Compressus or evolutus zone. Bed 39 of Merki, belonging to Lower Plattenkalk and 1 m above Mergelhorizont, corresponding to Mergelhorizont III in the Black Forest, about 2 m below the Spiriferina-bank there.

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by P. Merki

• Repository: ETH Zurich

Primary reference: H. Hagdorn. 1986. Neue Funde von Encrinus greppini De Loriol 1877 aus dem Oberen Muschelkalk von Südbaden und der Nordschweiz. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 60:285-297 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139346: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Encrinida - Encrinidae
Encrinus greppini de Loriol 1877 Sea lily