Autobahnknoten Langenhorst (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.3° N, 7.1° E: paleocoordinates 15.9° S, 5.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Famennian (364.7 - 360.7 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Late Fammenian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within local section.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous shale and lime mudstone

• LITHOLOGY: Micrite, siltstone, sandstone, shale, and calcareous shale, and some micrite and oomicrite. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens and facies descriptions.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collected in 1920's

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

• COLLECTORS: Unknown, late 1920's. REPOSITORY: Not stated in text.

Primary reference: M. R. W. Ambler. 1992. Shallow marine bivalves at the Devonian/Carboniferous boundary from the Velbert Anticline (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge). Annales de la Societie géologique de Belgique 115(2):405-423 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162207: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 20.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for bivalves; conodonts, echinoderms, brachiopods also said to be present. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, but with only limited species-resolution identifications.
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon "sp. 1" Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
Parallelodon "sp. 2" Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Pernopecten sp. Winchell 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Euchondriidae
Euchondria vera Drevermann 1902 scallop
 Pectinida -
 Pectinida - Limidae
Palaeolima sp. Hind 1903 file clam
 Pectinida - Streblochondriidae
Streblochondria sp. Newell 1938 scallop
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
 Pectinida - Deltopectinidae
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Undopecten "sp. 1" Waterhouse 1982 scallop
 Pectinida - Limipectinidae
Acanthopecten sp. Girty 1903 scallop
 Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
 Pterioida -
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
Edmondia sp. de Koninck 1841 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Paracyclas sp. Hall 1843 clam
 Protobranchia -
Palaeoneilo "sp. 1" Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
Palaeoneilo lirata Phillips 1841 clam
Palaeoneilo cf. emarginata Conrad 1841 clam