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Marloffstein clay pit (apyrenum subzone) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.6° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 17.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Amaltheenton Formation, Spinatum (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• Apyrenum subzone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by R. Forster; reposited in the BSP

Primary reference: G. Schweigert, R. Fraaije, P. Havlik and A. Nützel. 2013. New Early Jurassic hermit crabs from Germany and France. Journal of Crustacean Biology 33:802-817 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 159441: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.08.2014

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