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  • Lebachacanthus - Orthacanthus


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    hauyn888
    • Fossil shark was found in the 1980's.

       

      Accompanying Fauna: several kinds of Acanthodier such as Westrichus kraetschmeri  and Acanthodes gracilis;   Aeduella blainvillei (a boney fish); and Apateon pedestris.

       

       

       

       

    Taxonomy

    Lebachacanthus colosseus

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Cordata
    Class: Chondrichthyes
    Order: Xenacanthida
    Family: Orthacanthidae
    Genus: Orthacanthus
    Species: Orthacanthus senckenbergianus
    Author Citation Fritsch, 1889

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Permian
    Epoch: Cisuralian
    International Age: Sakmarian

    Stratigraphy

    Rotliegend Group
    Meisenheim Formation
    Jeckenbach Subformation

    Biostratigraphy

    Niederkichen/Heimkirchen Horizon

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 180 - 225cm

    Location

    Niederkirchen ´Hörnchen´
    Heimkirchen Municipality
    Rhineland-Pallatinate
    Germany

    Comments

    Fossil shark was found in the 1980's.

     

    Accompanying Fauna: several kinds of Acanthodier such as Westrichus kraetschmeri  and Acanthodes gracilis;   Aeduella blainvillei (a boney fish); and Apateon pedestris.

     

     

     

     



    User Feedback


    Fossildude19

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    You have an amazing collection!  :drool::wub: 

    Thank you, for posting them here. 

    Kind regards,

    Tim

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    thank you for the compliment - I share and show gladly a few pieces of my collection

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