Hasselbachtal D/C boundary section, Famennian part (beds 86,85) (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.3° N, 7.6° E: paleocoordinates 16.6° S, 5.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Famennian (372.2 - 358.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonaceous mudstone

• Mudstones, carbonaceous in parts.

Primary reference: T. Becker, M. J. M. Bless, C. Braukmann, L. Friman, K. Higgs, H. Keupp, D. Korn, W. Langer, E. Paproth, P. Racheboeuf, D. Stoppel, M. Streel, and H. Zakowa. 1984. Hasselbachtal, the section best displaying the Devonian-Carboniferous boundary beds in the Rhenish Massif (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge). Courier Forschungs-Institut Senckenberg 67:181-191 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38643: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 26.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

• I am including macrofossils and conodonts only. Various spores and the like are omitted.
 Myodocopida - Entomozoidae
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Cephalopoda indet. Cuvier 1797
 Clymeniida - Cymaclymeniidae
Cymaclymenia sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Cyrtoclymeniidae
Cyrtoclymenia sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Kosmoclymeniidae
Kosmoclymenia sp. Schindewolf 1949 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Gonioclymeniidae
Gonioclymeniidae indet. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Parawocklumeriidae
Parawocklumeria paradoxa Wedekind 1918 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Wocklumeriidae
Wocklumeria sphaeroides Richter 1848 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae
Imitoceras sp. Schindewolf 1923 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Gattendorfiidae
Acutimitoceras sp. Librovitch 1957 ammonite
Acutimitoceras subbilobatum Munster 1839 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Posttornoceratidae
Discoclymenia sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Conodontophorida -
 Ozarkodinida - Palmatolepidae
Palmatolepis sp. Müller 1956 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae