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  • Geocoma carinata (v. Münster in Goldfuss, 1833)


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    • Brittle stars are rather rare in the lithographic limestone of Solnhofen, but are quite common in Zandt.

       

    Taxonomy

    Brittle Star

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
    Class: Ophiuroidea
    Order: Ophiurida
    Family: Aplocomidae
    Genus: Geocoma
    Species: G. carinata
    Author Citation (v. Münster in Goldfuss, 1833)

    Geological Time Scale

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

    Stratigraphy

    Solnhofen Formation

    Biostratigraphy

    Hybonotum Zone
    Riedense Subzone

    Provenance

    Collector: T. Bastelberger
    Date Collected: 07/01/1975
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Width: 8cm

    Location

    Zandt Quarry
    Denkendorf, county of Eichstätt
    Bavaria
    Germany

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    Brittle stars are rather rare in the lithographic limestone of Solnhofen, but are quite common in Zandt.

     



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