Wemmetsweiler (Kliver coll) (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Saarland, Germany (49.4° N, 7.1° E: paleocoordinates 1.0° N, 17.2° E)

When: Lower Ottweiler Schichten Formation, Stephanian (306.9 - 298.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithified, blue shale and unlithified bituminous coal

• Saar-Nahe basin; Half-graben generated by extension on South Hunsruck bounding fault, but with some component of dextral strike-slip transtension in an intermontane setting following the Variscan orogeny

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Kliver

• Repository: Bergschule Saarbrücken

Primary reference: F. Goldenberg. 1877. Fauna Saraepontana Fossilis. Die Fossilen Thiere aus der Steinkohlenformation von Saarbrücken, IItes Heft 1-54 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122600: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 03.01.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Conchostraca -
Estheria limbata1 Goldenberg 1877 clam shrimp
Insecta
 Blattodea - Archimylacridae
"Gerablattina robusta n. sp." = Archimylacridae robusta2
"Gerablattina robusta n. sp." = Archimylacridae robusta2 Kliver 1883 cockroach
 Blattodea - Spiloblattinidae
"Blattina intermedia n. sp." = Sysciophlebia intermedia
"Blattina intermedia n. sp." = Sysciophlebia intermedia Goldenberg 1877 cockroach
Bergschule Saarbrücken 7c Ba 15
 Dicondylia - Petrablattinidae
"Blattina wemmetsweileriensis n. sp." = Petrablattina wemmetsweilerensis
"Blattina wemmetsweileriensis n. sp." = Petrablattina wemmetsweilerensis Goldenberg 1877 winged insect
Bergschule Saarbrücken
Branchiopoda
 Limnadioidea - Limnadiidae
Leaia baentschiana1 Beyrich 1864 branchiopod
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Candonidae
Candona elongata1 Goldenberg 1870 ostracod