Rottorf grau, Rottorf am Klei (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (52.3° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.6° N, 16.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ibex (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• Primarily from Centaurus subzone (and top part of underlying Valdani subzone)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified, gray marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collected by M. Jager

Collection methods: chemical, sieve,

• Material treated with with H2O2 and sieved. Repository: Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaftlichen und Rohstoffe/Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Bodenforschung (BGR/NLfB)

Primary reference: M. Jäger. 1985. Die Crinoiden aus dem Pliensbachium (mittlerer Lias) von Rottorf am Klei und Empelde (Süd-Niedersachsen). Bericht der Naturhistorischen Gesellschaft zu Hannover 128:71-151 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41115: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 07.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

Crinoidea
 Millericrinida - Cyclocrinidae
Amaltheocrinus hausmanni Roemer 1836 Sea lily
 Articulata -
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
? Chladocrinus krausei n. sp. Jäger 1985 Sea lily
Chladocrinus basaltiformis Miller 1821 Sea lily
Chladocrinus oceani d'Orbigny 1850 Sea lily
? Balanocrinus moniliferus Munster 1831 Sea lily
Balanocrinus subsulcatus Munster 1831 Sea lily
 Isocrinida - Pentacrinitidae
Pentacrinites cf. quenstedti Oppel 1856 Sea lily