Ochsenwaldbach, fissure fillings, Seiser Alm (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.5° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° N, 22.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Frankites regoledanus ammonoid zone, Wengen Formation, Longobardian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• In fissure fillings of the melaphyr at the base of the Wengen Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, cherty/siliceous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Paläontologische Sammlung der Universität Tübingen (GPIT)

Primary reference: M. Urlichs. 2017. Revision of some stratigraphically relevant ammonoids from the Cassian Formation (latest Ladinian-Early Carnian, Triassic) of St. Cassian (Dolomites, Italy). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 283:173-204 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184736: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae
Protrachyceras ladinum Mojsisovics 1882 ceratite