Bindlach, near Bayreuth (nodosus biozone) (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.0° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 17.6° N, 18.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: nodosus ammonoid zone, Meissner Formation, Fassanian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• Stratigraphic position: mo3, Upper Muschelkalk, middle Ladinian, nodosus biozone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Werner Hernus in 2008; reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: D. B. Blake, A. Tintori, and T. Kolar-Jurkovsek. 2017. New Triassic Asteroidea (Echinodermata) specimens and their evolutionary significance. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 123:319-333 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187348: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

Asteroidea
 Trichasteropsida - Trichasteropsiidae
Trichasteropsis weissmanni von M√ľnster 1843 sea star