Neidernach rivulet near Griesen (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (47.5° N, 10.9° E: paleocoordinates 31.5° N, 15.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kössen Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• Assigned to Eopsiloceras level of the upper Sevatian (Norian) - now the Rhaetian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, carbonaceous marl

• Medium to dark gray, finely-laminated slightly bituminous marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: GPIT (Geol.-Paläont. Institut der Universität, Tübingen)

Primary reference: J. Reitner. 1978. Ein Teuthiden-Rest aus dem Obernor (Kössener-Schichten) der Lahnewies-Neidernachmulde bei Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Bayern). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 52:205-212 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139355: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Loligosepiida - Loligosepiidae
Loligosepia neidernachensis n. sp. Reitner 1978
 Ceratitida - Choristoceratidae
Choristoceras ammonitiforme Guembel 1861 ceratite
Choristoceras rhaeticum Gümbel 1861 ceratite