Schandelah (serpentinum zone, GZG collection) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (52.3° N, 10.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Posidonienschiefer Formation, Falciferum (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale

• "Soft, fine splitting marl slate"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Geowissenschaftliches Zentrum, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

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 186717: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae
Saurorhynchus acutus Agassiz 1844