Schömberg near Balingen, sample 1 (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (48.2° N, 8.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 18.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bifrons (182.0 - 175.6 Ma)

• 5 cm thick sampling horizon above the Lias epsilon-shale and limestone Monotis Bank (both Toarcian). Collection 31987 is combination of samples 1-4, but they are not separated in that reference.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1990; reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: M. Jäger. 1995. Echinodermata aus dem Ober-Toarcium und Aalenium Deutschlands I. Crinoidea: Cyrtocrinina und Millericrinina. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 226:1-51 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139788: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Crinoidea
 Millericrinida - Millericrinidae
 Millericrinida - Plicatocrinidae
Praetetracrinus kutscheri Jäger 1995 Sea lily