Stork 3 clay pit, bed 16 (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.1° N, 8.6° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 15.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jamesoni (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• Caprarium faunal horizon, Polymorphus subzone.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Ebel

• Repository: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle (Geneva). Later in the Doberg Museum, Bünde.

Primary reference: J. Blau, C. Meister, R. Ebel and R. Schlatter. 2000. Upper Sinemurian and lower Pliensbachian ammonite faunas from Herford-Diebrock area (NW Germany). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 74:259-280 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189121: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.10.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae
Platypleuroceras caprarium Quenstedt 1856 ammonite