Steige Beuren-Erkenbrechtsweiler, small abandoned quarry near upper end of road (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Swabia, Germany (48.6° N, 9.4° E: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 17.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Acanthicum zone, sponge facies Member (Untere Felsenkalke Formation), Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• reddish marly layer below a 1 m thick limestone bed with numerous platychonians

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; mudstone

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Schattenberg; reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: H. Hess. 2002. Remains of saccocomids (Crinoidea: Echinodermata) from the Upper Jurassic of southern Germany. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) (329) [V. Syverson/V. Syverson/V. Syverson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186329: authorized by Valerie Syverson, entered by Valerie Syverson on 20.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Crinoidea
 Roveacrinida - Saccocomidae
Saccocoma quenstedti Hess 2002 Sea lily
Crassicoma feifeli Hess 2002 Sea lily