Gandersheim, Orbicularis-Schichten (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.9° N, 10.0° E: paleocoordinates 17.4° N, 18.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Orbicularis beds of lowermost Middle Muschelkalk

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: University of Göttingen

Primary reference: E. Stolley. 1919. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Ganoiden des deutschen Muschelkalks. Palaeontographica 63:25-86 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139864: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
Gyrolepis ornatus Giebel 1848
 Pholidophoriformes - Pholidophoridae
Pholidophorus sp. Agassiz 1843
in Dames 1888
 Semionotiformes - Eosemionotidae
? Eosemionotus sp. Stolley 1919
part of Pholidophorus sp. in Dames (1888)