Wattendorf Plattenkalk Lagestaette (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Bavaria, Germany (50.0° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 19.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aulacostephanus eudoxus zone, Torleite Formation, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone and lithified packstone

• plattenkalk

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Primary reference: P. Chellouche, F. T. Fürsich, and M. Mäuser. 2012. Taphonomy of neopterygian fishes from the Upper Kimmeridgian Wattendorf Plattenkalk of Southern Germany. Palaeobio Palaeoenv [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 150583: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 10.09.2013

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Elopiformes - Elopidae
Anaethalion sp. White 1938
 Pholidophoriformes - Pholidophoridae
Pholidophorus sp. Agassiz 1843
 Pholidophoriformes - Pleuropholidae
Pleuropholis sp. Egerton 1858
 Teleostei - Orthogonikleithridae
Leptolepides sp. Nybelin 1974
 Leptolepidiformes - Leptolepididae
"Ascalabos sp." = Leptolepis, "Tharsis sp." = Leptolepis
"Ascalabos sp." = Leptolepis Agassiz 1843
"Tharsis sp." = Leptolepis Agassiz 1843