Zell, J. Fischer quarry, epsilon II-4 (SMNS collection) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (48.7° N, 9.6° E: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 18.0° E)

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

• 25 cm below top of Schwarzjura epsilon II-4, exaratum subzone.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by A. Brune in 1983; reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: M. J. Simms. 1988. An intact comatulid crinoid from the Toarcian of Southern Germany. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 140:1-7 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139833: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Crinoidea
 Isocrinida -
Procomaster pentadactylus n. gen. n. sp. Simms 1988 Sea lily