Alken an der Mosel (Vogel collection) (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.2° N, 7.5° E: paleocoordinates 26.4° 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: private collection of O. Vogel (Eveshausen)

Primary reference: M. Poschmann and J. A. Dunlop. 2010. Trigonotarbid arachnids from the Lower Devonian (Lower Emsian) of Alken an der Mosel (Rhineland-Palatinate, SW Germany). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 84:467-484 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155774: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.04.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Arachnida
 Trigonotarbida - Aphantomartidae
Alkenia mirabilis Størmer 1970