Heiningen, Göppingen (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (48.7° N, 9.6° E: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 18.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Opalinuston Formation, Opalinum (175.6 - 171.6 Ma)

• Approximately 5 m above the Jurensismergel–Opalinuston boundary (~3 m above the Toarcian–Aalenian boundary)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1974-1976; reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: E. E. Maxwell. 2016. First Middle Jurassic record of Saurichthyidae (Actinopterygii). PalZ 90:287-291 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186709: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae
Saurorhynchus sp. Reis 1892
SMNS 52104
 Holostei - Dapediidae
Dapedium sp. Leach 1822
SMNS 50167