Quarry between Großoderscheid and Krampenhöhe (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.9° N, 7.3° E: paleocoordinates 25.9° S, 4.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Lower Bensberger Schichten, upper Lower Emsian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; lithified sandstone

• Fauna and sedimentology suggest floodplain environment on a paralic lowland

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Forschungsstelle für Paläobotanik am Geologisch-Paläontologischen Institut der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Primary reference: S. Schultka. 1991. Trigonotarbus stoermeri n. sp. - ein Spinnentier aus den Bensberger Schichten (Ems/Unter-Devon) des Rheinischen Schiefergebirges. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 183:375-390 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 172343: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.08.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Arachnida
 Trigonotarbida - Trigonotarbidae
Trigonotarbus stoermeri n. sp. Schultka 1991
GPI WWUM CpF2, CpF3-5