Fritzow, Cammin (Jurassic of Poland)

Also known as Wrzosowo, Kamien

Where: West Pomerania, Poland (54.0° N, 14.8° E: paleocoordinates 45.4° N, 21.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by W. Dames

• colleciton given to the Municipal Museum of Stettin (now Szczecin)

Primary reference: W. Dames. 1888. Wirbelthier-Reste aus dem oberen Jura von Fritzow bei Cammin [Vertebrate remains from the Upper Jurassic of Fritzow in Cammin]. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 40:777-778 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 163141: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 15.10.2014, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus cf. raricostatus Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
Asteracanthus ornatissimus Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Strophodus reticulatus Agassiz 1838 bullhead shark
Actinopteri
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Pycnodontidae indet. Agassiz 1835
similar to species of Mesodon and Microdon in size and shape
 Lepisosteiformes -
"Lepidotus giganteus" = Lepidotes
"Lepidotus giganteus" = Lepidotes gar
Reptilia
 Testudines - Plesiochelyidae
Plesiochelys sp. Rütimeyer 1873 turtle
 Saurischia - Megalosauridae
Megalosaurus sp. Parkinson 1822 tetanuran
tooth
 Loricata -
Machimosaurus sp. marine crocodile
"not Machimosaurus hugii"; tooth
Hybodus polyprion
  -
"Hybodus polyprion" = Secarodus polyprion
"Hybodus polyprion" = Secarodus polyprion Agassiz 1843