Nusplingen Plattenkalk, Liegende Bankkalk Fm. (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (48.1° N, 8.9° E: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 17.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Beckeri ammonoid zone, Liegende Bankkalk Formation, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression, trace, soft parts

Primary reference: G. Dietl and G. Schweigert. 2011. Im Reich der Meerengel. Der Nusplinger Plattenkalk und seine Fossilien. [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 154138: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 28.01.2014, edited by Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Girvanella
  -
Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
unclassified
  -
Radiolaria
 Nassellaria - Williriedellidae
Williriedellidae indet. Dumitrica 1970 radiolarian
Williriedellum "sp. 1" Dumitrica 1970 radiolarian
Williriedellum "sp. 2" Dumitrica 1970 radiolarian
Zhamoidellum aff. ovum Dumitrica 1970 radiolarian
Complexapora tirolica Kiessling 1992 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Eucyrtidiellidae
Eucyrtidiellum pyramis Aita 1986 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Archaeodictyomitridae
Archaeodictyomitra minoensis Mizutani 1981 radiolarian
Archaeodictyomitra apiarium Rüst 1885 radiolarian
Archaeodictyomitra sixi Yang 1993 radiolarian
Archaeodictyomitra shengi Yang 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Unumidae
Protunuma japonius radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Xitidae
Xitus sp. Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Pseudodictyomitridae
Pseudodictyomitra "sp. 1" Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
Pseudodictyomitra "sp. 2" Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
Loopus doliolum radiolarian
Loopus primitivus Matsuoka and Yao 1985 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Eucyrtidiidae
Stichomitra sp. Cayeux 1897 radiolarian
Phalangites sp. O'Dogherty 1994 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Poulpidae
Saitoum aff. dercourti Widz and De Wever 1993 radiolarian
Saitoum aff. pagei Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Sethocapsidae
Sethocapsa "sp. 1" Haeckel 1881 radiolarian
Sethocapsa "sp. 2" Haeckel 1881 radiolarian
Sethocapsa aff. zweilii Jud 1994 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Tethysetta ? sp., Mirifusus dianae, "Praeparvicingula sp." = Praeparvicingula, "Praecaneta ? sp." = Praeparvicingula, Ristola sp., "Tethysetta aff. mashitaensis" = Parvicingula mashitaensis
Tethysetta ? sp. Dumitrica 1997 radiolarian
Mirifusus dianae radiolarian
"Praeparvicingula sp." = Praeparvicingula Pessagno et al. 1993 radiolarian
"Praecaneta ? sp." = Praeparvicingula Pessagno et al. 1993 radiolarian
Ristola sp. Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
"Tethysetta aff. mashitaensis" = Parvicingula mashitaensis Mizutani 1981 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Spongocapsulidae
Spongocapsula sp. Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
Spongocapsula ? sp. Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
Obesacapsula aff. rusconensis Baumgartner 1984 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Syringocapsidae
Syringocapsidae indet. Foreman 1973 radiolarian
Podobursa ? sp. Wisniowski 1889 radiolarian
Podobursa aff. triacantha Fischli 1916 radiolarian
Podocapsa amphitreptera Foreman 1973 radiolarian
Syringocapsa aff. lata Yang 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Canoptidae
Cinguloturris cylindra Kemkin and Rudenko 1993 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
"Acanthocircus amissus" = Acanthocircus trizonalis
"Acanthocircus amissus" = Acanthocircus trizonalis Rüst 1898 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pyramispongiidae
Pyramispongia barmsteinensis Steiger 1992 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Emiluviidae
Emiluvia sp. Foreman 1973 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hagiastridae
Tetraditryma sp. Baumgartner 1980 radiolarian
Hagiastrum sp. Haeckel 1881 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Actinommidae
Actinomma sp. Haeckel 1862 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Xiphostylidae
Triactoma sp. Rüst 1885 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pseudoaulophacidae
Alievium ? sp. Pessagno 1972 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Tritrabidae
Tritrabs ewingi Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Astrosphaeridae
Astrosphaeridae indet. Haeckel 1881 radiolarian
Rectocyclammina
  -
Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Haplophragmoiidae
Subbdelloidina
  -
 Spirillinina - Spirillinidae
Textulariina
 Astrorhizacea - Saccamminidae
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
 Textulariacea - Textulariidae
 Hormosinacea - Hormosinidae
"Rheophax sp." = Reophax
"Rheophax sp." = Reophax Montfort 1808
 Trochamminacea - Trochamminidae
Trochammina sp. Parker and Jones 1859
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Polymorphinidae
Bullopora sp. Quenstedt 1856
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Lenticulina sp. Lamarck 1804
Patellina
  -
Malacostraca
 Mysida -
Elder ungulatus mysid shrimp
  -
 Stomatopoda -
Sculda spinosa mantis shrimp
 Isopoda -
Isopoda indet. Latreille 1817 isopod
 Isopoda - Cirolanidae
 Decapoda - Goniodromitidae
 Decapoda - Stenochiridae
Pseudastacus sp. Oppel 1861 lobster
 Decapoda -
Pseudodusa frattigianii Schweigert and Garassino 2004 decapod
Bylgia sp. Munster 1839 decapod
Bylgia spinosa Munster 1839 decapod
 Decapoda - Penaeidae
Antrimpos nonodon Munster 1839 decapod
Antrimpos undenarius Schweigert 2001 decapod
 Decapoda -
Dusa monocera Munster 1839 decapod
Dusa araneae Schweigert 2002 decapod
 Decapoda - Aegeridae
Aeger tipularius Schlotheim 1822 decapod
Acanthochirana sp. Strand 1928 decapod
 Decapoda - Palinuridae
Palinurina sp. Munster 1839 spiny lobster
 Decapoda - Eryonidae
Cycleryon orbiculatus Munster 1839 decapod
Cycleryon propinquus Schlotheim 1822 decapod
 Decapoda - Palaeopentachelidae
 Decapoda - Coleiidae
 Decapoda -
Hefriga serrata Munster 1839 shrimp
 Decapoda - Alvinocarididae
Harthofia sp. Polz 2007 shrimp
 Decapoda -
Buergerocaris psittacoides Schweigert and Garassino 2004 shrimp
 Decapoda - Glypheidae
Glyphea pseudoscyllarus Schlotheim 1822 decapod
 Decapoda - Erymidae
Erymidae indet. Van Straelen 1924 decapod
Pustulina suevica Quenstedt 1857 decapod
Galicia westphali Schweigert et al. 2000 decapod
Eryma modestiforme von Schlotheim 1822 decapod
Eryma punctatum Oppel 1861 decapod
Thylacocephala
 Conchyliocarida -
Maxillopoda
 Scalpelliformes - Scalpellidae
Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida -
Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
Rhynchonellata
 Thecideida - Thecidellinidae
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Lacunosella sp. Wisniewska 1932
Polychaeta
  -
Polychaeta indet. Grube 1850
  - Leodicidae
 Terebellomorpha -
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula "sp. A" Linnaeus 1758
Serpula "sp. B" Linnaeus 1758
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 scallop
Camptonectes auritus Schlotheim 1813 scallop
Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
Spondylopecten palinurus d'Orbigny 1850 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula sp. Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Nanogyra virgula Deshayes 1831 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Pterioida -
"Cingentolium cingulatum" = Neoentolium cingulatum
"Cingentolium cingulatum" = Neoentolium cingulatum Goldfuss 1835 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculidae indet. Gray 1824 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
 Seguenzioidea - Eucyclidae
Amberleya sp. Morris and Lycett 1851 snail
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae
 Belemnitida -
 Teuthida -
 Ammonitida - Oppeliidae
 Ammonitida - Ataxioceratidae
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
 Ammonitida - Aspidoceratidae
Aspidoceras cf. catalaunicum Loriol 1872 ammonite
Hybonoticeras harpephorum ammonite
spp. crassicostatum
Hybonoticeras sp. Breistroffer 1947 ammonite
n. sp.
 Nautilida - Cenoceratidae
Cenoceras sp. Hyatt 1884 nautiloid
 Nautilida - Pseudonautilidae
Pseudaganides sp. Spath 1927 nautiloid
Undichna
  -
Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Pseudorhinidae
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Belemnobatis sismondae Thiollière 1854 guitarfish
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
Palaeoscyllium sp. Wagner 1857 cat shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus falcifer bullhead shark
 Synechodontiformes - Orthacodontidae
Sphenodus macer elasmobranch
Sphenodus nitidus elasmobranch
 Synechodontiformes - Paraorthacodontidae
 Synechodontiformes - Palaeospinacidae
Synechodus ungeri elasmobranch
 Hexanchiformes - Crassodontidanidae
 Chimaeriformes - Chimaeridae
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhynchidae
Ischyodus quenstedti Wagner 1857 plownose chimaera
Osteichthyes
  -
Actinopteri
 Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae
 Elopiformes - Elopidae
 Pholidophoriformes - Pholidophoridae
 Pholidophoriformes - Eurycormidae
 Teleostei - Orthogonikleithridae
 Leptolepidiformes - Leptolepididae
"Tharsis dubius" = Leptolepis
"Tharsis dubius" = Leptolepis
 Ichthyodectiformes -
 Pachycormiformes -
 Pycnodontiformes - Gyrodontidae
 Amiiformes -
 Amiiformes - Caturidae
Caturus furcatus Agassiz 1834 bowfin
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Solnhofenamia elongata Agassiz 1839 bowfin
 Halecomorphi - Ophiopsiidae
Ophiopsis procera Agassiz 1844
 Ionoscopiformes - Furidae
Coelacanthimorpha
 Coelacanthiformes - Latimeriidae
Undina penicillata Münster 1834 coelacanth
  - Laugiidae
Coccoderma suevicum lobe-finned fish
Reptilia
 Testudines - Eurysternidae
Eurysternidae indet. Dollo 1886 turtle
 Pterosauria -
"Pterodactylus longicollum" = Ardeadactylus longicollum, Cycnorhamphus suevicus
"Pterodactylus longicollum" = Ardeadactylus longicollum Meyer 1854 pterosaur
Cycnorhamphus suevicus Quenstadt 1855 pterosaur
 Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae
"Rhamphorhynchus cf. muensteri" = Rhamphorhynchus muensteri, "Rhamphorhynchus longiceps" = Rhamphorhynchus muensteri
"Rhamphorhynchus cf. muensteri" = Rhamphorhynchus muensteri Goldfuss 1831 pterosaur
"Rhamphorhynchus longiceps" = Rhamphorhynchus muensteri Goldfuss 1831 pterosaur
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
Steneosaurus sp. Saint-Hilaire 1825 marine crocodile
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Dakosaurus maximus Plieninger 1846 marine crocodile
Cricosaurus suevicus Fraas 1901 marine crocodile
 Choristodera -
Choristodera indet. choristodere
Ophiuroidea
 Ophiurida - Aplocomidae
"Sinosura kelheimense" = Geocoma carinata
"Sinosura kelheimense" = Geocoma carinata Goldfuss 1833 brittle star
Asteroidea
 Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae
Stauranderasteridae indet. Spencer 1913 sea star
 Valvatida - Sphaerasteridae
 Valvatida - Goniasteridae
Tylasteria jurensis Goldfuss 1833 sea star
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida -
Plegiocidaris crucifera Agassiz 1840 pencil urchin
 Cidaroida - Rhabdocidaridae
Rhabdocidaris boehmi pencil urchin
 Cidaroida - Polycidaridae
"Nenoticidaris histricoldes" = Paracidaris (Anisocidaris) pencil urchin
Paracidaris cf. florigemma Phillips 1829 pencil urchin
 Stomopneustoida - Stomechinidae
 Holectypoida - Holectypidae
 Euechinoidea - Pseudodiadematidae
 Euechinoidea - Hemicidaridae
Gymnocidaris sp. Agassiz 1838 sea urchin
Crinoidea
  -
Comaturella cf. formosa Walther 1904 Sea lily
 Millericrinida -
 Cyrtocrinida -
 Comatulida -
Solanocrinites sp. Goldfuss 1831 Feather star
 Roveacrinida - Saccocomidae
Saccocoma tenella Goldfuss 1831 Sea lily
Demospongea
 Protomonaxonida - Halichondritidae
? Halichondrites sp. Walcott 1920 demosponge
n. sp.
Codites
  -
Hexactinellida
 Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae
"Laocoetis schweiggeri" = Dictyonocoelia schweiggeri
"Laocoetis schweiggeri" = Dictyonocoelia schweiggeri Goldfuss 1829 glass sponge
 Lychniscosa - Pachyteichismatidae
Trochobolus sp. Zittel 1877 glass sponge
Trochobolus dentatus Kolb 1910 glass sponge
 Lychniscosa - Cypelliidae
Cypellia sp. Pomel 1872 glass sponge
 Hexactinosa - Staurodermatidae
Stauroderma sp. Zittel 1877 glass sponge
 Hexactinosa - Euretidae
Verrucocoelia "sp. 1" Etallon 1859 glass sponge
Verrucocoelia "sp. 2" Etallon 1859 glass sponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella cylindrica, "Crispispongia stolata" = Oculospongia
Peronidella cylindrica Goldfuss 1826 calcareous sponge
"Crispispongia stolata" = Oculospongia calcareous sponge
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Trochocyathus sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Prymnesiophyceae
 Watznaueriales - Watznaueriaceae
"Watznaueria barnesae" = Watznaueria, "Ellipsagelosphaera fossacincta" = Watznaueria fossacincta, "Ellipsagelosphaera britannica" = Watznaueria, Cyclagelosphaera margereli
"Watznaueria barnesae" = Watznaueria
"Ellipsagelosphaera fossacincta" = Watznaueria fossacincta Black 1971
"Ellipsagelosphaera britannica" = Watznaueria
 Eiffellithales - Chiastozygaceae
Zeugrhabdotus sp. Reinhardt 1965
 Podorhabdales - Axopodorhabdaceae
 Stephanolithiales - Stephanolithiaceae
Stephanolithion bigotii Deflandre 1939
Gnetopsida
  -
Pityophyllum sp. Seward 1919
Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Zamites sp. Brongniart 1828
Williamsonia sp. Carruthers 1870
Palaeocyparis
  -
Masculostrobus
  -
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Elatocladus sp. Halle 1913
Podozamites sp. Braun 1843
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales -
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Condylites
  -
Ginkgoopsida
 Ginkgoales - Ginkgoaceae
Sphenobaiera
  -
Sphenobaiera sp. Florin 1936
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
? Apoldia sp. Wesley 1958 cycads
Pteridopsida
 Osmundales - Osmundaceae
? Cladophlebis sp. Brongniart 1849
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae
Sphenopteridae
  - Sphenopteridae
Phaeophyceae
  -
Tubiphytes morronensis
  -
""Tubiphytes" morronensis" = Crescentiella morronensis
""Tubiphytes" morronensis" = Crescentiella morronensis Crescenti 1969
 Ichnofossils -