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  • Comaturella pinnata GOLDFUSS, 1886


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    Taxonomy

    Feather Star

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
    Class: Crinoidea
    Order: Comatulida
    Family: Antedonidae
    Genus: Comaturella
    Species: C. pinnata
    Author Citation GOLDFUSS, 1886

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Jurassic
    Sub Period: None
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Tithonian

    Stratigraphy

    Solnhofen Formation

    Biostratigraphy

    Hybonotum Zone
    Riedense Subzone

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Langenaltheimer Haardt
    District of Eichstätt
    Bavaria
    Germany

    Comments

    The names Pterocoma or Antedon doesn't seem to be valid anymore.

     

    Lit.:

    G. Dietl and G. Schweigert. 2011. Im Reich der Meerengel. Der Nusplinger Plattenkalk und seine Fossilien. [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Krause]


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    Tidgy's Dad

    Posted

    That is so beautifully preserved! 

    I love Solnhofen fossils. 

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