Alvenlebenstollen, Burglahr (Poschmann collection) (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.6° N, 7.5° E: paleocoordinates 25.7° S, 2.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Siegen Formation, Pragian (410.8 - 407.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified shale

• Environment based on co-occurrence of plants and lingulid brachiopods

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by M. Poschmann

• Repository: Landessammlung fur Naturkunde Rheinland-Pfalz, housed at the Naturhistorisches Museum Mainz

Primary reference: M. Poschmann and J. A. Dunlop. 2012. Reassessing Devonotarbus, a phalangiotarbid arachnid from the Lower Devonian (Siegenian and Emsian) of the Rheinisches Schiefergebirge (SW Germany). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 86:377-387 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162728: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.10.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Phalangiotarbida - Devonotarbidae
Devonotarbus hombachensis Poschmann et al. 2005 phalangiotarbid
PWL2011/5664-LS (ex. SPW 863-D), PWL2011/5665-LS (ex SPW 838-D)