Pfalzpaint (Jurassic of Germany)

Also known as Eichstatt

Where: Bayern, Germany (48.9° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 19.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Solnhofen Formation, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-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 190292: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ichnofossils -
"Protornis bavarica n. gen. n. sp." = Kouphichnium lithographicum
"Protornis bavarica n. gen. n. sp." = Kouphichnium lithographicum Oppel 1862