Dudelange-Zoufftgen Section, Bed 4 (Jurassic of Luxembourg)

Where: Luxembourg (49.5° N, 6.1° E: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 15.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bifrons (182.0 - 175.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

• marnes avec Catacoeloceras et Hildoceras, bélemnites en champs de bataille avec nodules phosphatés à la base (Pl.1, fig.6), aiguilles de gypse, bois. Au tamisage: microfaune de résidus de poissons, foraminifères, gastéropodes, scaphopodes, coprolithes, galets, gypse, pyrite

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 2003

Collection methods: sieve,

Primary reference: D. Delsate and R. Weis. 2010. La Couche à Crassum (Toarcien moyen) au Luxembourg: stratigraphie et faunes de la coupe de Dudelange-Zoufftgen. Ferrantia 62:35-62 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141382: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 26.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Foraminifera -
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Lenticulina sp. Lamarck 1804
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Scaphopoda
  -
Scaphopoda indet. Bronn 1862 tusk shell
Cephalopoda
 Belemnitida -
 Belemnitida - Megateuthididae
"Acrocoelites wrighti" = Dactyloteuthis wrighti Oppel 1856 belemnite
Acrocoelites sp. belemnite
Acrocoelites cf. riegrafi Doyle 1992 belemnite
Acrocoelites levidensis Simpson 1855 belemnite
Acrocoelites vulgaris Young and Bird 1822 belemnite
 Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae
Hildoceras semipolitum Buckman 1902 ammonite
Hildoceras bifrons Bruguiere 1792 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Dactylioceratidae
Catacoeloceras crassum Young and Bird 1828 ammonite
Chondrichthyes
 Orectolobiformes -
Palaeobrachaelurus sp. Thies 1983 carpet shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
"Heterodontus" duffini Thies 1983 bullhead shark
 Euselachii -
Jurobatos sp. Thies 1983 elasmobranch
Synechodontiformes indet. Duffin and Ward 1993 elasmobranch
Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish
Actinopteri
 Leptolepidiformes - Leptolepididae
Leptolepis sp. Agassiz 1843
 Holostei - Dapediidae