Gastropods of the Lahn Basin Limestones: Hahnstaetten (back-reef) (Devonian of Germany)

Also known as Hahnstaetten (Rueckriff)

Where: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (50.3° N, 8.1° E: paleocoordinates 22.6° S, 8.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Bücheler Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone and reef rocks

• Deposits intimately associated with reefs. Outcrop belt of Lahn Basin trends SW-NE.
• "Massenkalk" and "Riffkalk"

Primary reference: D. Heidelberger. 2001. Mitteldevonische (Givetische) Gastropoden (Mollusca) aus der Lahnmulde (suedliches Rheinisches Schiefergebirge). Geologische Abhandlungen Hessen 106:1-291 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38358: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 20.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Only gastropods reported.
Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Plagiothyridae
Littorinides sextalineatus n. sp. Sandberger 1842 snail
Plagiothyra tubericosta Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Plagiothyra purpurea d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Plagiothyra multispiralis Frýda 1998 snail
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Paffrathopsis lirata Sandberger 1842 snail
Turbonitella ussheri Whidborne 1891 snail
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
Tropidodiscus phoenix n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus, Retispira elegans, Retispira elevata n. sp.
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus Dechen 1832 snail
Retispira elegans de Ferrusac and d'Orbigny 1840 snail
Retispira elevata n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Heterostropha - Donaldinidae
Donaldina gigantea n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Turridina margarita Whidborne 1892 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Straparollus laevis" = Philoxene laevis d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Straparollus turritus Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 snail
Straparollus planus n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Euomphalina - Pseudophoridae
Astralites sublimbatus d'Orbigny 1850 snail
Devonoconica colorata n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Devonoconica undullaria n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Dentanitella obtusa n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Euomphalina - Anomphalidae
Delphinuella subarmata Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
 Euomphalina -
Serpulospira serpula d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Rhenomphalus germanus Phillips 1841 snail
 Euomphalina - Oriostomatidae
Australonema acuta n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Natirhenia margaritifera d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Paffrathia aarica n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Lotzia schaeferkalki Heidelberger 2001 snail
Naticonoda elegans n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Naticonoda prieuri n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Spiranodus quadrilineatus Heidelberger 2001 snail
Basiplanus baldus n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Euomphalina - Nerrhenidae
Hessonia piligera Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Pleurotaunica fina n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Odontomaria semiplicata Sandberger and Sandberger 1850 snail
"Villmaria linteata" = Villmaria linteatus Goldfuss 1844 snail
Villmaria ventricosa n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Lahnia froeberi n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Whidbornia trochoides Whidborne 1889 snail
Fridolinata planannulata Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
Devonorhineoderma orbignyana d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Devonorhineoderma lonsdalei d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Devonorhineoderma tricincta Goldfuss 1844 snail
Devonorhineoderma bandeli n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Baylea verneuili Heidelberger 2001 snail
Champernownia champernowni Whidborne 1892 snail
Champernownia multispira Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Champernownia wagneri n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Lentipleura klippsteinii Goldfuss 1844 snail
 Murchisoniina - Porcelliidae
"Porcellia cornuarietis" = Paraporcellia cornuarietis, "Antitrochus nodulosus" = Agnesia nodulosa
"Porcellia cornuarietis" = Paraporcellia cornuarietis Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
"Antitrochus nodulosus" = Agnesia nodulosa Sandberger 1842 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
Clathronema reticulata Phillips 1841 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
Macrochilina chattolina Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Devonocerithioides gracilis Heidelberger 2001 snail
Murchisonia sandbergeri Paeckelmann 1922 snail
Murchisonia basalestriata n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Murchisonia lohrheimi n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Murchisonia vicariana Whidborne 1892 snail
 Caenogastropoda - Spanionematidae
Spanionema scalaroides Whidborne 1889 snail
 Pleurotomarioidea - Catantostomatidae
Catantostoma clathratum Sandberger 1842 snail