Fretter (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Sauerland, Germany (51.2° N, 8.1° E: paleocoordinates 22.1° S, 7.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Massenkalk Formation, Middle Givetian (383.0 - 380.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and reef rocks

• Deposits intimately associated with reefs. Outcrop belt of Lahn Basin trends SW-NE.
• "Massenkalk" and "Riffkalk"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. Basse. 1996. Trilobiten aus mittlerem Devon des Rhenohercynikums: I. Corynexochida und Proetida (1). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 239,(4-6):89-182 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 229409: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 09.03.2023

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Taxonomic list

• Only gastropods reported.
Paragastropoda
 Mimospirida - Clisospiridae
Progalerus conoideus n. gen. n. sp.2
Progalerus conoideus n. gen. n. sp.2 Holzapfel 1895
Gray Massenkalk
Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
"Proetus suborbitatus n. sp." = Gerastos suborbitatus2
"Proetus suborbitatus n. sp." = Gerastos suborbitatus2 Holzapfel 1895 trilobite
 Proetida - Tropidocoryphidae
Eremiproetus subplanatus1 Maurer 1885 trilobite
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Trimerocephalus mastophthalmus1 Richter 1856 trilobite
Trimerocephalus sponsor mastophthalmus
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Scutellum "sp. A"1 Pusch 1833 trilobite
"Scutellum torleyi" = Torleyiscutellum torleyi1 Archinal 1994 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
Radiolichas aranea n. sp.2 Holzapfel 1895 trilobite