Teufelsloch 8 (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 38729: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 02.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium lunare Roemer 1839 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Plagiostoma gigantea" = Plagiostoma giganteum
"Plagiostoma gigantea" = Plagiostoma giganteum Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
"Oxytoma inaequivalvis" = Oxytoma inequivalvis
"Oxytoma inaequivalvis" = Oxytoma inequivalvis Sowerby 1819 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea arcuata Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
"Terebratula" sp. Müller 1776
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferinidae
Spiriferina walcotti Sowerby 1822
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
""Rhynchonella" variabilis" = Cirpa variabilis
""Rhynchonella" variabilis" = Cirpa variabilis Schlotheim 1813
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
"Rhynchonella" sp., ""Rhynchonella" dalmasi" = Cuneirhynchia dalmasi
"Rhynchonella" sp. Fischer 1809
""Rhynchonella" dalmasi" = Cuneirhynchia dalmasi Dumortier 1869