Unterhausen Corals (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (48.7° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.0° N, 19.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Neuburg Formation, Middle Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• Bed 22 just above marly index horizon to bed 46

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified lime mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

• Only corals described

Preservation: replaced with calcite

Primary reference: D. Herm. 1966. Korallen aus den Neuburger Bankkalken (Mittel-Tithon) von Neuburg an der Donau. Mitteilungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und historische Geologie 6:21-32 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190056: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 27.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra virgula" = Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula
"Exogyra virgula" = Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula Deshayes 1831 oyster
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina micrommata Quenstedt 1857 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Paratrochocyathus lamina" = Trochocyathus laminus
"Paratrochocyathus lamina" = Trochocyathus laminus Quenstedt 1858 stony coral
Minimum number, perhaps many more found but not recorded