Boix roux quarry, Gahard, Rennes (Devonian of France)

Where: Brittany, France (48.3° N, 1.5° W: paleocoordinates 46.3° S, 37.6° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bois-Roux Member (Bois-Roux Formation), Pragian (410.8 - 407.6 Ma)

• Ovelies La Boe member of Gahard formation; underlies L'Aubriais member of Bois-Roux.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Rouault. 1851. Sur le terrain paléozoique des environs de Rennes. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 2e Serie 8:355-399 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156513: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 22.05.2014

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Planalvus rufus n. sp.2 Racheboeuf et al. 1994
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Oriostomatidae
Oriostoma barrandei n. gen. n. sp.1
Oriostoma barrandei n. gen. n. sp.1 Munier-Chalmas 1876 snail
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
"Pleurotomaria larteti n. sp." = Bembexia larteti1
"Pleurotomaria larteti n. sp." = Bembexia larteti1 Munier-Chalmas 1876 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
"Murchisonia bachelieri n. sp." = Goniostropha bachelieri
"Murchisonia bachelieri n. sp." = Goniostropha bachelieri Rouault 1851 snail