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Insektenmergel, Schambelen, Aargau (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.5° N, 8.2° E: paleocoordinates 36.5° N, 11.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Insektenmergel Formation, Angulata (201.6 - 196.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, black claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, replaced with pyrite

Collection methods: quarrying, chemical, mechanical,

• Repository: Zurich Museum

Primary reference: O. Heer. 1852. Die Lias-Insel des Aargau's. Zwei Geologische Vorträge Gehalten im März 1852 1:1-15 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131766: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 29.07.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)