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Hettange (Jurassic of France)

Also known as Hétange

Where: Lorraine, France (49.4° N, 6.2° E: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Angulata (201.6 - 196.5 Ma)

• Angulatus beds - "grès infra-liasiques"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by O. Terquem in the 1850s

• collected by Terquem, from Metz before 1855

Primary reference: P. Gervais. 1852. Zoologie et Paléontologie Françaises (Animaux Vertébrés) ou Nouvelles Recherches sur les Animaux Vivants et Fossiles de la France [French Zoology and Paleontology (Vertebrate Animals) or New Research on the Living and Fossil Animals of France] 1–3:1-274+ [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53947: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.09.2005, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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