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  • Ataxioceras (Parataxioceras) perayense (Atrops 1982)


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    • This microconch is the index fossil for the perayense horizon. The lappet is clearly visible on the limestone mold.

    Taxonomy

    Ammonite

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Cephalopoda
    Order: Ammonitida
    Family: Ataxioceratidae
    Genus: Ataxioceras (Parataxioceras)
    Species: A. perayense
    Author Citation Atrops 1982

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Jurassic
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Early Kimmeridgian

    Stratigraphy

    Lacunosa-Mergel Formation

    Biostratigraphy

    hypselocylum zone
    lothari subzone
    perayense horizon

    Provenance

    Collector: Roger Furze
    Date Collected: 07/10/2011
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Diameter: 6.5cm

    Location

    Limestone quarry
    Geisingen a. d. Donau
    Baden-Wuerttemberg
    Germany

    Comments

    This microconch is the index fossil for the perayense horizon. The lappet is clearly visible on the limestone mold.



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