Teufelsloch 16 (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; gray 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 38734: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 02.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Velopecten sp." = Eopecten Douvillé 1897 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Meleagrinella echinata Smith 1819 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea arcuata Lamarck 1801 oyster
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea -
Belemnitida indet. Zittel 1895 belemnite
 Ammonitida - Arietitidae
Crinoidea
 Isocrinida - Pentacrinitidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
"Terebratula" sp. Müller 1776
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
"Rhynchonella variabilis" = Cirpa variabilis
"Rhynchonella variabilis" = Cirpa variabilis Schlotheim 1813
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
"Rhynchonella" sp. Fischer 1809