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  • Palaequorea rygoli ADLER & RÖPER, 2012


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    • Three specimen of Palaequorea rygoli (center with open mouth, upper right with closed mouth and a very small hydromedusa in the upper left with closed mouth) together with ammonite roll marks.

      Lit.:

      Adler, L. & Röper, M. (2012): Description of a new potential fossil hydromedusa Palaequorea rygoli and revision of the fossil medusa Hydrocraspedota mayri from the Plattenkalks of the Franconian Alb, Southern Germany. – N. Jb. Geol. Paläont. Abh., 264: 249-262; Stuttgart

    Taxonomy

    Hydromedusa

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Cnidaria
    Class: Hydrozoa
    Order: Leptothecata
    Family: Palaequoreidae
    Genus: Palaequorea
    Species: Palaequorea rygoli
    Author Citation Adler & Röper, 2012

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Jurassic
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Tithonian

    Stratigraphy

    Weissjura Group
    Painten Formation
    eigeltingense layer

    Biostratigraphy

    Hybonotum Zone
    Riedense Subzone

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Dimensions

    Diameter: 5cm

    Location

    Rygol Quarry
    Painten
    Bavaria
    Germany

    Comments

    Three specimen of Palaequorea rygoli (center with open mouth, upper right with closed mouth and a very small hydromedusa in the upper left with closed mouth) together with ammonite roll marks.

    Lit.:

    Adler, L. & Röper, M. (2012): Description of a new potential fossil hydromedusa Palaequorea rygoli and revision of the fossil medusa Hydrocraspedota mayri from the Plattenkalks of the Franconian Alb, Southern Germany. – N. Jb. Geol. Paläont. Abh., 264: 249-262; Stuttgart



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    CAT B

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    Wow! That hydromedusa—subtle and so beautiful!!

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