Name: The Solnhofen Lithographic Limestone
Location: Bavaria, Germany
Age: Tithonian, Late Jurassic

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Faunal and Floral List of the
Solnhofen Lithographic Limestone


This list is not exhaustative, and is based on the collections of the Jura Museum, Eichstätt and the Maxberg Museum, Solnhofen.

Fauna

Flora

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Fauna

Invertebrates

Vertebrates


Invertebrates

Cnidaria

Ammanella, Cannostomites, Eucinicites, Hydrocraspedota, "Myogramma", Rhizostomites

Porifera

Phyllothallus

Gastropoda

Nerinea, Spingera, Tylostoma

Bivalvia

Eopecten, Gervilla, Liostera, Pterocardia, Solemya

Brachiopoda

Iacurosella, Juraura

Cephalopoda

Acanthoteuthis, Hibolites, Leptoteuthis, Munstereua, Palaeologligo, Plesioteuthis, Serefelderiteuthis, Trachyteuthis

Ammonita

Clochiceras, Hybonoticeras, Lithococeras, Neochetoceras, Sublanites

Arthropoda

Acanthochirana, Aeger, Antrimpos, Bylgia, Cancrum, Clausocaris, Cycleron, "Dolichopus", Drobua, Dusa, Eryma, Eryon, Francocarus, Glyphaea, Knebelia, Magila, Mecochiras, Mesolimulus, Palaeopantorheles, Palaeostacus, Palinurina, "Palpipes", "Phalangiles", Phlyctisoma, Sculda

Insecta

Aeschnogomphus, Anisophlebia, Chresmoda, Cymatophlebia, Euphaeopsis, Hexagenites, Lithoblatta, Lymatophlebia, Mesobelostomum, Myrmicium, Nannogomphus, Orthophlebia, Pycnophlebian

Echinodermata

Astrospecten, Geocoma, Hemicidaris, Millerocoma, Ophiarella, Ophiopetra, Pleurocoma, Pterocoma, Redine, Rhabdocardium, Saccocoma, Termicraster


Vertebrates

Fish

Aspidorhynchus, Asterodermus, Asthenocormus, Belonostomus, Callopterus, Caturus, Gyrodus, Hypocormus, Hypsocormus, Ionoscopus, Lepidotes, Leptolepides, Liodermus, Orthocormus, Pholidophorus, Squatina, Strobilodus, Thrissops, Undina, Urocles

Ichthyosaurs

Ichthyosaurus, Nannopterygius

Reptilia

Eichstaettisaurus, Homeosaurus, Palaeolacerta, Pleurosaurus

Crocodilia

Alligatorium, Dakosaurus, Steneosaurus

Chelonia

Eurysternum

Pterosauria

Germanodactylus, Pterodactylus, Rhamphorynchus

Dinosauria

Compsognathus

Aves

Archaeopteryx, Welnhoferia

 


Flora

Brachyphylum, Echinostrotus, Palaeocyrus, Podozamites,


 

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