Bielefeld, type locality of Arminisaurus schuberti (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (52.1° N, 8.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 14.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Amaltheus margaritatus ammonoid zone, Lias delta 1 Member (Amaltheenton Formation), Late/Upper Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• middle Amaltheus subnodosus subzone

Environment/lithology: marine; pyritic, silty claystone

• this unit comprises weakly siltic claystones with pyrite.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Sachs and B. P. Kear. 2017. A rare new Pliensbachian plesiosaurian from the Amaltheenton Formation of Bielefeld in northwestern Germany. Alcheringa [V. Fischer/V. Fischer/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188883: authorized by Valentin Fischer, entered by Valentin Fischer on 20.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Arminisaurus schuberti n. gen. n. sp.
Arminisaurus schuberti n. gen. n. sp. Sachs and Kear 2017 plesiosaur
NAMU ES/jl 36052