Eurypterid-Associated Biota of the Lievin Formation, Lievin, Northern France (Devonian of France)

Where: France (50.4° N, 2.8° E: paleocoordinates 25.9° S, 4.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lievin Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, green sandstone

• "BA 1 if the invertebrates are closely associated with the eurypterids"
• "Gray and green sandstone"

Primary reference: R. E. Plotnick. 1999. Habitat of Llandoverian-Lochkovian eurypterids. In A. J. Boucot, J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 106-136 [M. Foote/M. Foote/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26983: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 11.11.2002

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Taxonomic list

Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida - Stylonuridae
Stylonuridae indet. Diener 1924 eurypterid
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Bivalvia
  -
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
Pteraspidomorpha
 Cyathaspidiformes - Anglaspidae
 Cyathaspidiformes - Poraspididae
Poraspis sp. Kiaer 1930
 Cyathaspidiformes - Protopteraspididae
Protopteraspis sp. Leriche 1924
  - Thelodontidae
Nostolepis sp. Pander 1856
Tuvinia
  -
Tuvinia sp. Krasnopeeva 1972