Teufelsloch 6 (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (48.1° N, 8.6° E: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 13.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Sinemurian (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: M. Gruner. 1997. Dynamische Palaookologie und taxonomische Bearbeitung des Unterjura (Hettangium bis unteres Sinemurium) auf der Schwabischen Alb. Profil, Stuttgart 11:1-197 [F. Fursich/A. Tomasovych/A. Tomasovych]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38728: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 02.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Grammatodon sp. Meek and Hayden 1860 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium lunare Roemer 1839 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes sp., Chlamys sp., "Chlamys (Chlamys) textoria" = Chlamys textoria
Camptonectes sp. Meek 1864 scallop
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
"Chlamys (Chlamys) textoria" = Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
? Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
"Plagiostoma gigantea" = Plagiostoma giganteum Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
? Oxytoma sp., "Oxytoma inaequivalvis" = Oxytoma inequivalvis
? Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
"Oxytoma inaequivalvis" = Oxytoma inequivalvis Sowerby 1819 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea sp. Douvillé 1904 oyster
Gryphaea arcuata Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Palaeonucula sp. Quenstedt 1930 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Cephalopoda
  -
Cephalopoda indet. Cuvier 1797
 Ammonitida - Arietitidae
unclassified
  -
Echinodermata indet. Klein 1754
61 fragments
Crinoidea
 Isocrinida - Pentacrinitidae