Kondertal (Clausthal collection) (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.3° N, 7.6° E: paleocoordinates 26.3° S, 5.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nellenköpfchen Formation, Early/Lower Emsian (409.1 - 402.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithified, muddy siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie der Technischen Universität Clausthal (formerly in Fuhlrott-Museum Wuppertal according to Brauckmann 1987)

Primary reference: M. Poschmann, J. A. Dunlop, C. Kamenz and G. Scholtz. 2008. The Lower Devonian scorpion Waeringoscorpio and the respirstory nature of its filamentous structures, with the description of a new species from the Westerwald area, Germany. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 82:418-436 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155758: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.04.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Scorpiones - Proscorpiidae
Waeringoscorpio hefteri Størmer 1970 scorpion