Schoenbourg (Triassic of France)

Where: Bas-Rhin, France (48.8° N, 7.3° E: paleocoordinates 13.8° N, 18.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gres a Meules Formation, Aegean (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Basal Anisian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; lithified, green, silty claystone

• Boundary between marine and continental areas, in a deltaic environment consisting of channels and temporary ponds with shallow and more or less brackish water.
• Green silty-clay lenses intercalated between sandstone beds

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: EOST-Geologie, Universite Louis Pasteur, 1 rue Blessig, 67084 Strasbourg Cedex, France

Primary reference: N. D. Sinitshenkova, F. Marchal-Papier, L. Grauvogel-Stamm and J. C. Gall. 2005. The Ephemeridea (Insecta) from the Gres a Voltzia (early Middle Triassic) of the Vosges (NE France). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 79(3):377-397 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140639: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.03.2013, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ephemerida - Triassomanthidae
Triassomanthus parvulus Sinitshenkova and Marchal-Papier 2005 mayfly
Furcapartus exilis Gall and Grauvogel 1966 insect
 Decapoda - Penaeidae
Antrimpos atavus Bill 1914 decapod
 Decapoda - Clytiopsidae
Clytiopsis argentoratensis Bill 1914 decapod
 Scorpiones - Eoscorpiidae
Eoscorpiidae indet. Scudder 1884 scorpion
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula tenuissima" = Lingularia tenuissima
"Lingula tenuissima" = Lingularia tenuissima Bronn 1837
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya impressa Alberti 1864 clam
 Ichnofossils -