Herznach (NHMB collection) (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.5° N, 8.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.5° N, 16.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cardioceras cordatum ammonoid zone, Early/Lower Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, ferruginous, ooidal lime mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Eichin

• Repository: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel (NHMB)

Primary reference: A. Bonnot and R. A. Gygi. 1998. Les Euaspidoceratinae (Ammonitina, Aspidoceratidae) d'Herznach (Suisse septentrionale) à la fin de la zone à Cordatum (Oxfordien inférieur). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 91:493-512 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190020: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
 Ammonitida - Aspidoceratidae
Euaspidoceras kobyi Jeannet 1951 ammonite
Euaspidoceras freii Jeannet 1951 ammonite