Grimmen clay pit (EMAU collection, exaratum subzone) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (54.1° N, 13.1° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 18.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Falciferum (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• Exaratum subzone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, carbonaceous shale

• bituminous shale ("bituminösen Schiefer")

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression, concretion

Collected by Ansorge

• Repository: Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald

Primary reference: E. E. Maxwell and S. Stumpf. 2017. Revision of Saurorhynchus (Actinopterygii: Saurichthyidae) from the Early Jurassic of England and Germany. European Journal of Taxonomy 321:1-29 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186714: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae
Saurorhynchus hauffi Maxwell and Stumpf 2017
GG 20001
 Teleostei -
 Pholidophoriformes -
Grimmenichthys ansorgei n. gen. n. sp.1 Konwert and Hörnig 2018
GG 439/1
cf. Grimmenichthys ansorgei1 Konwert and Hörnig 2018
GG 439/3, 439/8
 Pycnodontiformes -
Grimmenodon aureum n. gen. n. sp.2
Grimmenodon aureum n. gen. n. sp.2 Stumpf et al. 2017
GG 437