Dommelstadl (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Germany (48.5° N, 13.4° E: paleocoordinates 48.8° N, 11.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Late Burdigalian, early Ottnangian stage.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; unlithified marl

• Allochthonous near shore accumulations that preserve material from the adjacent shallow marine habitats (estimated paleo-depth distinctly less than 50 m)
• Several layers of marl and marly limestone closely packed with bryozoan rubble. Unlithified based on sieving.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BSP

Collection methods: peroxide, sieve

Primary reference: M. A. Bitner and S. Schneider. 2009. The Upper Burdigalian (Ottnangian) brachiopod fauna from the northern coast of the Upper Marine Molasse Sea in Bavaria, southern Germany. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 254:117-133 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190204: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Gurlarnella waltli Bitner and Schneider 2009
 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Aphelesia winebergeri Bitner and Schneider 2009