South-Germany, Berg bei Neumarkt (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.3° N, 11.5° E: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 20.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Toarcian (180.1 - 175.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with pyrite, replaced with limonite

Primary reference: R. Hengsbach. 1985. Die Ammoniten-Gattung Catacoeloceras im S-franzoesischen und S-deutschen Ober-Toarcien. The ammonite genus Catacoeloceras in the upper Toarcian of southern France and southern Germany. Senckenbergiana lethaea 65(4/6):347-411 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38639: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 26.04.2004, edited by Roger Benson

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Dactylioceratidae
Catacoeloceras raquinianum d'Orbigny 1844 ammonite
including forms crassiformis, confecta & platyconcha
Reptilia
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
"Mystriosaurus egertoni n. sp." = Steneosaurus bollensis, "Mystriosaurus tenuirostris n. sp." = Steneosaurus bollensis, "Mystriosaurus speciosus n. sp." = Steneosaurus bollensis
"Mystriosaurus egertoni n. sp." = Steneosaurus bollensis Cuvier 1824 marine crocodile
Hessian Landesmuseum Darmstadt and in the collection of the Castle Bayreuth: bones and osteoderms of one individual first reported by Kaup (1841) and Münster (1843)
"Mystriosaurus tenuirostris n. sp." = Steneosaurus bollensis Cuvier 1824 marine crocodile
Maxillary fragment, destroyed specimen from the Münster collection of the Munich Museum
"Mystriosaurus speciosus n. sp." = Steneosaurus bollensis Cuvier 1824 marine crocodile
4 associated fragments of a maxilla, destroyed specimen from the Münster collection of the Munich Museum