Schmiedestrasse Brickworks near Wuppertal (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Westphalia, Germany (51.3° N, 7.3° E: paleocoordinates 0.8° S, 13.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Marsdenian (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)

• Namurian B = early Bashkirian, Marsdenian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Specimens at Bergbaumuseum Bochum

Primary reference: J. A. Boy and K. Bandel. 1973. Bruktererpeton fiebili n. gen n. sp. (Amphibia: Gephyrostegida) Der erste Tetrapode au dem Rheinisch-Westfalischen barbon (Namur B; W. Deutschland) (Bruktererpeton fiebili n. gen n. sp. (Amphibia: Gephyrostegida) The first Tetrapod form the Carboniferous of the Rhein-Ruhr-District (Namurian B; West-Germany)). Palaeontographica. Abteilung A A145(1-3):39-77 [R. Butler/E. Dunne/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175907: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Emma Dunne on 18.01.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Tetrapoda - Gephyrostegidae
Bruktererpeton fiebigi n. gen. n. sp.
Bruktererpeton fiebigi n. gen. n. sp. Boy and Bandel 1973 tetrapod
610 WB Bergbaumuseum (holotype, plate and counter-plate of almost complete skeleton)