Reckingerwald quarry, near Brouch (Jurassic of Luxembourg)

Where: Luxembourg (49.7° N, 6.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.2° N, 8.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Luxembourg Sandstone Formation, Angulata (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Kurt Meiers

• Repository: National Natural History Museum of Luxembourg

Primary reference: H. Meier and K. Meiers. 1988. Die Gastropodenfauna der "Angulata-Zone" des Steinbruchs "Reckingerwald" bei Brouch. Travaux Scientifiques du Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle de Luxembourg 13:1-88 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 149756: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.08.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Monari et al. list other specimens probably not from the Meiers collection, but it is not possible to separate the two collections
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
Aequipecten sp. Fischer 1886 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea sp. Douglas and Arkell 1932 file clam
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
Antiquilima sp. Cox 1943 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea sp., "Liogryphaea sp." = Gryphaea
Liostrea sp. Douvillé 1904 oyster
"Liogryphaea sp." = Gryphaea Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Malleidae
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
Cardinia sp. Edwards 1837 clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Tancredia sp. Lycett 1850 clam
 Neritoina -
? Bandelopsis sp., "Neritopsis exigua" = Bandelopsis exigua
? Bandelopsis sp. Frýda et al. 2003 snail
"Neritopsis exigua" = Bandelopsis exigua Terquem 1855 snail
 Patellogastropoda - Acmaeidae
"Scurriopsis hettangiensis" = Scurriopsis (Hennocquia) hettangiensis, "Scurriopsis (Hennocquia) hettangiensis" = Scurriopsis (Hennocquia) hettangiensis, "Scurriopsis schmidtii" = Scurriopsis (Scurriopsis) schmidti
"Scurriopsis hettangiensis" = Scurriopsis (Hennocquia) hettangiensis Terquem 1855 limpet
"Scurriopsis (Hennocquia) hettangiensis" = Scurriopsis (Hennocquia) hettangiensis Terquem 1855 limpet
"Scurriopsis schmidtii" = Scurriopsis (Scurriopsis) schmidti Dunker 1847 limpet
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Bourguetia deshayesea Terquem 1855 turrid
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
Microschiza clathrata Deshayes 1855 periwinkle
Tretospira carinata Deshayes 1855 periwinkle
Tretospira angulata Deshayes 1855 periwinkle
Tretospira obtusa Deshayes 1855 periwinkle
 Hypsogastropoda - Coelostylinidae
Coelostylina paludinare Terquem 1855 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae
"Melania sp." = Thiara, Melania abbreviata
"Melania sp." = Thiara Röding 1798 snail
Melania abbreviata Terquem 1855 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
 Heterostropha - Cylindrobullinidae
Cylindrobullina buvigineri Terquem 1855 snail
Cylindrobullina secale Terquem 1855 snail
 Heterostropha - Gordenellidae
"Promathildia unicarinata" = Clathrobaculus humberti
"Promathildia unicarinata" = Clathrobaculus humberti Quenstedt 1856 snail
 Heterostropha - Mathildidae
"Promathildia turritella" = Tangarilda subturritella
"Promathildia turritella" = Tangarilda subturritella d'Orbigny 1850 snail
 Neritoidea - Neridomidae
Neridomus cannabis, "Neritoma (Neridomus) hettangiensis" = Neridomus liasina
Neridomus cannabis Terquem 1855 snail
"Neritoma (Neridomus) hettangiensis" = Neridomus liasina Dunker 1844 snail
 Murchisoniina - Zygopleuridae
Zygopleura etalensis Piette 1856 snail
Zygopleura verrucosa Terquem 1855 snail
Zygopleura porulosa Terquem 1855 snail
 Ptychomphaloidea - Ptychomphalidae
Ptychomphalus wehenkeli Terquem and Piette 1865 snail
Ptychomphalus rotellaeformis Dunker 1847 snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
Meiersia disarmata n. gen. n. sp.
Meiersia disarmata n. gen. n. sp. Monari et al. 2011 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Trochotomidae
Trochotoma vetusta Terquem 1855 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Pleurotomaria hettangiensis Terquem 1855 snail
"Pleurotomaria mosellana" = Pleurotomaria wanderbachi Terquem 1855 snail
? Pleurotomaria obliqua Terquem 1855 snail
Anodomaria schroederi n. sp. Monari et al. 2011 snail
 Vetigastropoda - Cirridae
Spirocirrus weisi n. sp. Monari et al. 2011 snail
Platyacra aff. sinistrorsa Deshayes 1855 snail
 Ammonitida - Schlotheimiidae
Schlotheimia angulata Schlotheim 1820 ammonite
and ssp. densicostata
 Nautilida - Cenoceratidae
Cenoceras sp. Hyatt 1884 nautiloid
Pentacrinus sp. Miller 1821 Sea lily