5: Neuenwald, Haus Middel, Stöppel Shale, Rhenish Massif, Germany (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.1° N, 7.9° E: paleocoordinates 23.6° S, 8.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Stöppel Shale Formation, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• Lower Eifelian to lower Middle Eifelian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: A. May. 2003. Die Fossilführung des Mitteldevons im Raum Attendorn-Olpe (West-Sauerland; Rechtsrheinisches Schiefergebirge) [Middle Devonian fossils of the Attendorn-Olpe area (western Sauerland; Rhenish Massif]. Geologie und Paläontologie in Westfalen 60:47-79 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60132: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 03.05.2006

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
? Pedinopariops sp. Struve 1972 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Productida - Anopliidae
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
? Leptostrophia sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena sp. Dalman 1828
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
? Pholidostrophia sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
? Isorthis sp. Kozlowski 1929
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
"Leiopteria (Leiopteria) sp." = Leptodesma (Leiopteria)
"Leiopteria (Leiopteria) sp." = Leptodesma (Leiopteria) Hall 1883 oyster
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Fenestella sp. Lonsdale 1839
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily