Angerbachtal/Eggerscheidt Section, Schichtbereich 125 (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.3° N, 6.9° E: paleocoordinates 16.9° S, 5.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Famennian (372.2 - 358.9 Ma)

• Etroeungt part of Famennian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone

• Section is about 100 m, mostly of siltstone and sandstone, but with some calcareous shale and a unit of micrite (unit 120) in about the middle of the section. This collection is from siltstone.

Primary reference: D. Michels. 1986. Oekologie und Fazies des juengsten Ober-Devon von Velbert (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge). Goettinger Arbeiten zur Geologie und Palaeontologie 29:1-86 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38329: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 20.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Omegops sp. Struve 1976 trilobite
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
Chonetidae indet. Bronn 1862
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
"Leptaena analoga" = Leptagonia analoga
"Leptaena analoga" = Leptagonia analoga Phillips 1836
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris urei Fleming 1828
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Craniida - Craniidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pectinidae indet. Wilkes 1810 scallop
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
 Blastoidea -
 Perischoechinoidea - Lepidocentridae
Hyattechinus sp. Jackson 1912 sea urchin
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Cladida -
Paracosmetocrinus sp. Strimple 1967 Sea lily