Bank of the Rhein near the salt baths in Rheinfelden (Triassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.6° N, 7.8° E: paleocoordinates 14.3° N, 16.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Because it comes from float, a more detailed stratigraphic determination is not possible, but it is probably lowermost Ladinian like the other occurrences

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Hohenbild family

• Repository: Naturhistorischen Museums Basel

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

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139347: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Crinoidea
 Encrinida - Encrinidae
Encrinus greppini de Loriol 1877 Sea lily