Mitzach, Southern Vosges, Carboniferous Limestone, Alsace (Carboniferous to of France)

Where: France (47.9° N, 7.0° E: paleocoordinates 12.2° S, 12.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Carboniferous Limestone Formation, Tournaisian to Tournaisian (358.9 - 330.9 Ma)

• a Carboniferous Limestone facies found in a Kulm facies; Upper Tournaisian-Middle Visean

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified mudstone and lithified siltstone

• transported by turbidites from the near-shore Carbon. Limestone region into the deeper Kulm basin
• lutite, siltite, graywacke and oolitic limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Hahn, R. Hahn, and R. Maass. 1981. Trilobiten aus dem Unter-Carbon der S-Vogesen [Lower Carboniferous trilobites from the Southern Vosges, France]. Oberrheinische Geologische Abhandlungen 30:1-26 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 66732: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.10.2006

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Taxonomic list

• associated fauna includes brachiopods, gastropods, echinoderms, corals and bryozoa
 Proetida - Phillipsiidae
 Proetida - Brachymetopidae
 Proetida - Proetidae
"Griffithides (Bollandia) cf. alekto" = Phillipsia (Griffithides), "Griffithides (Bollandia) cf. frechi" = Phillipsia (Griffithides), Linguaphillipsia paupercula n. sp.
"Griffithides (Bollandia) cf. alekto" = Phillipsia (Griffithides) trilobite
"Griffithides (Bollandia) cf. frechi" = Phillipsia (Griffithides) trilobite
Linguaphillipsia paupercula n. sp. trilobite