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Schandelah, nr Braunschweig (Bode coll.) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Niedersachsen, Germany (52.3° N, 10.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Posidonia Shale Formation, Early/Lower Toarcian (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale

• "Soft, fine splitting marl slate"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: A. Bode. 1953. Die Insektenfauna des Ostniedersachsischen Oberen Lias. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 103:1-375 [M. Clapham/J. Karr] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 107556: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 09.04.2011

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