Mörnsheim tracks (PROXY) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (48.9° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 19.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hybonoticeras hybonotum ammonoid zone, Solnhofen Formation, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified lime mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: O. Jaekel. 1929. Die Spur eines neuen Urvogels (Protornis bavarica) und deren Bedeutung für due Urgeschichte der Vögel [The remains of a new primitive bird (Protornis bavarica) and its importance for the origin of birds]. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 11:201-239 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190291: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ichnofossils -
"Ornichnites caudatus n. gen. n. sp." = Kouphichnium lithographicum, "Hypornithes jurassica n. gen. n. sp." = Kouphichnium lithographicum
"Ornichnites caudatus n. gen. n. sp." = Kouphichnium lithographicum Oppel 1862
"Hypornithes jurassica n. gen. n. sp." = Kouphichnium lithographicum Oppel 1862