Railroad cutting at Jägersfreude (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Saarland, Germany (49.3° N, 7.0° E: paleocoordinates 2.0° S, 14.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Saarbrucken’schen Kohlengebirges Formation, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

• Middle part of the “Saarbrucken’schen Kohlengebirges”. Late Carboniferous: Moscovian (= Westphalian C).

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular ironstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Dr. H. Jordan in 1851

Primary reference: S. H. Scudder. 1879. Palaeozoic Cockroaches: A complete revision of the species of both worlds, with an essay toward their classification. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History 3:23-134 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122623: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 04.01.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida - Adelophthalmidae
"Adelophthalmus (Euryterus) granosus n. sp." = Adelophthalmus granosus
"Adelophthalmus (Euryterus) granosus n. sp." = Adelophthalmus granosus Jordan 1854 eurypterid
MB.A. 890