Amönau (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.9° N, 8.7° E: paleocoordinates 12.6° S, 6.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Tournaisian, on the basis of radiolarian biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within local section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Not stated in text. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of sample preparation techniques.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Not stated in text, but probably Braun. REPOSITORY: REM?

Primary reference: A. Braun and R. Schmidt-Effling. 1993. Biozonation, diagenesis and evolution of radiolarians in the Lower Carboniferous of Germany. Marine Micropaleontology 21:369-383 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91000: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 28.08.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for radiolarians. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, but with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Nassellaria - Popofskyellidae
 Albaillellaria - Ceratoikiscidae
Ceratoikiscum avimexpectans Deflandre 1953 radiolarian
 Albaillellaria - Albaillellidae
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
Entactinia tortispina Ormiston and Lane 1976 radiolarian
Entactinia aff. tortispina Ormiston and Lane 1976 radiolarian
"Astroentactinia radiata" = Stigmosphaerostylus radiolarian
"Astroentactinia biaciculata" = Stigmosphaerostylus radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Palaeoscenidiidae
Palaeoscenidium cladophorum Deflandre 1953 radiolarian
 Entactinaria -
 Entactinaria - Pylentonemidae
Polyentactinia aranea Gourmelon 1986 radiolarian
Pylentonema antiqua Deflandre 1963 radiolarian
 Latentifistularia - Tetratormentidae