Eisleben, Saxony (BMNH) (Permian of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.0° N, 10.0° E: paleocoordinates 15.3° N, 22.6° E)

When: Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• Marl Slate, Kupferschiefer

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: A. S. Woodward. 1891. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History). Part II. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) 2 [W. Dahdul/B. Frable ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140943: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Palaeonisciformes - Platysomidae
Platysomus gibbosus Blainville 1818
BMNH 18513, 28279, P1597, P4425, P3492
 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
"Palaeoniscus freieslebeni" = Palaeoniscus freieslebeni, "Palaeoniscus magnus" = Palaeoniscus freieslebeni
"Palaeoniscus freieslebeni" = Palaeoniscus freieslebeni Blainville 1818
BMNH 19810c, 19945, P.4347
"Palaeoniscus magnus" = Palaeoniscus freieslebeni Blainville 1818
BMNH P.1014, P.3423a, 43430
 Palaeonisciformes - Pygopteridae
Pygopterus humboldti Agassiz 1833
BMNH P.833, 28427-8, 14371, 18509,
 Palaeonisciformes - Acrolepidae
Acrolepis sedgwicki
BMNH 15511, P2064, P836, 15411
Acrolepis exsculpta
BMNH P6299, P848, P3410a