Rahnbauerkogel, bed RK/A (Triassic of Austria)

Where: Austria (47.7° N, 14.7° E: paleocoordinates 5.9° N, 25.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gutenstein Formation, Pelsonian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Slightly older than the nearby Tiefengraben section

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1988-1989; reposited in the NHMW

Primary reference: J. Hohenegger and F. Tatzreiter. 1992. Morphometric methods in determination of ammonite species, exemplified through Balatonites shells (Middle Triassic). Journal of Paleontology 66:801-816 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186977: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Balatonitidae
Balatonites egregius Arthaber 1896 ceratite