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Alpe di Mendrisio, AM 12 (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (45.9° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 34.7° N, 19.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Rosso ad Aptici Formation, Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (siliceous); lithified, red chert

• Lombardian Basin
• Red radiolarian chert

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original silica

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, hydroflouric, sieve,

Primary reference: W. Kiessling. 1995. Palökologische Verwertbarkeit oberjurassisch-unterkretazischer Radiolarienfaunen mit Beispielen aus Antarktis, Oman und Südalpen. Unpublished Ph.D. University of Erlangen, Germany 1-465 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47162: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 16.02.2005

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