Künzelsau-Garnberg quarry (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (49.3° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 14.9° N, 19.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Meissner Formation (Muschelkalk Group), Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Level between Tonhorizon alpha and gamma (said to be in Ladinian nodosus zone but the Tonhorizont gamma is uppermost Illyrian in age).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: M. Martin and S. Wenz. 1984. Découverte d'un nouveau Coelacanthidé, Garnbergia ommata n.g., n.sp., dans le Muschelkalk supérieur du Baden-Württemberg. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 105:1-17 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139836: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae
Coelacanthidae indet. Agassiz 1843 coelacanth
SMNS 51036
 Coelacanthiformes - Mawsoniidae
Garnbergia ommata n. gen. n. sp.
Garnbergia ommata n. gen. n. sp. Martin and Wenz 1984 coelacanth
SMNS 51035