Palaeoxyris muensteri

(PRESL, 1838)


Classification: Elasmobranchii

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Palaeoxyris münsteri, Palaeoxyris quenstedti, Spirangium muensteri

Types
Palaeoxyris muensteri



Description:


Citation: Palaeoxyris muensteri (PRESL, 1838): In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 10/2019

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Distribution Geographic
Franconia, Tübingen and southern Sweden [12040];

Distribution Strategraphy
Hettangian, Lower Jurassic, Rhaetian [12040];

Measurement
The smaller capsules have bodies of ca. 35 mm in length and 16–18 mm in width, the longest preserved length of a somewhat incomplete capsule is 97 mm [12040]; the complete specimens figured by SCHENK (1867) and ENGELS & UNGER (1998) each have a total length of 120 mm [12040]; The angle of the ridges is 30–40° (CROOKALL 1930; MÜLLER 1978: 30°) [12040];

References
BÖTTCHER, R. (2010)
Description of the shark egg capsule Palaeoxyris friessi n. sp. from the Ladinian (Middle Triassic) of SW Germany and discussion of all known egg capsules from the Triassic of the Germanic Basin. Palaeodiversity, 3: 123–139
ENGELS, J. & UNGER, R. (1998)
Pflanzen aus dem Rhätolias. Fossilien, 4/98: 212–216
MÜLLER, A.H. (1978)
Über Palaeoxyris und andere Eikapseln fossiler Knorpelfische (Chondrichthyes). Freiberger Forschungshefte, C342: 7–28
MÜLLER, A.H. (1978)
Über Palaeoxyris und andere Eikapseln fossiler Knorpelfische (Chondrichthyes). Freiberger Forschungshefte, C342: 7–28
CROOKALL, R. (1930)
Further morphological studies in Palaeoxyris, etc. Summary of progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the Museum of Practical Geology for 1929, part III: 8–36
SALFELD, H. (1907)
Fossile Land-Pflanzen der Rät- und Juraformation Südwestdeutschlands. Palaeontographica, 54: 164–203
SCHENK, A. (1867)
Die fossile Flora der Grenzschichten des Keupers und Lias Frankens. C. W. Kreidel's Verlag, Wiesbaden: 149, 195–198, 204–205