Leithen (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Germany (48.4° N, 13.1° E: paleocoordinates 48.6° N, 11.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Late Burdigalian, middle Ottnangian. “Glaukonitsande und Blättermergel” Today, only the uppermost 2.5 m of a formerly 12 m thick succession are accessible.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• Finely laminated marls and sands

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BSP

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 190208: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 03.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. Bruguiére 1797