Siblingen 59 (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.7° N, 8.5° E: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 18.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Opalinuston Formation, Opalinum (175.6 - 171.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: W. Etter. 1990. Paläontologische Untersuchungen im unteren Opalinuston der Nordschweiz. 151pp. [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36166: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine NĂĽrnberg on 15.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
"Pseudomytiloides dubius" = Parainoceramya dubia
"Pseudomytiloides dubius" = Parainoceramya dubia Sowerby 1826 clam
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
"Bositra buchii" = Bositra buchi
"Bositra buchii" = Bositra buchi Roemer 1836 oyster
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana rostralis pointed nut clam
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
 Ichnofossils -
Planolites sp. Nicholson 1873
Planolites sp. Nicholson 1873