Locality W12. Galgen I (Cambrian of Germany)

Also known as Triebenreuth locality, Tannenknock Fm, Locality W12, West Gondwana

Where: Germany (50.2° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 44.3° S, 104.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kingaspidoides frankenwaldensis zone, Galgenberg Member (Tannenknock Formation), Undillan (505.0 - 504.0 Ma)

• middle Middle Cambrian (middle Celtiberian Series)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; cherty/siliceous shale and sandstone

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: G. Geyer. 2017. Trilobites of the Galgenberg Member (Tannenknock Formation), middle Cambrian Stage 5, Franconian Forest, Germany: a paradigmatic lowermost middle Cambrian West Gondwanan fauna. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 91:5-70 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186156: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 16.06.2017, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

 Bradoriida - Indianidae
Indiana sp.2 Mathew 1902
 Aulacopleurida - Solenopleuridae
Parasolenopleura parabolica Geyer 2017 trilobite
Parasolenopleura wurmi Geyer 2017 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Paradoxididae
"? Acadoparadoxides "sp. A"" = Paradoxides (Acadoparadoxides)
"? Acadoparadoxides "sp. A"" = Paradoxides (Acadoparadoxides) Green 1834 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Ellipsocephalidae
Kingaspidoides alberti Geyer 2017 trilobite
Ornamentaspis cf. crassilimbata Geyer 1990 trilobite
 Orthothecida -
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
 Hyolithida -
 Hyolithida - Aladracidae
Cambrachelous diploprosopus1 Geyer et al. 2018
 Hyolithida -
Jincelites cf. vogeli1 Valent et al. 2009
 Helcionellida - Helcionellidae
Helcionella "sp. A"1 Grabau and Shimer 1909