Hagen-Vorhalle quarry (Westfalisches Landesmuseum collection): Marsdenian, Germany

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Archaemegaptilidae
Archaemegaptilus schloesseri n. sp. Brauckmann et al. 2003
Brauckmann et al. 2003 1 specimen
WMfN P21672 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Megasecoptera - Brodiopteridae
Sylvohymen pintoi n. sp. Brauckmann et al. 2003
Brauckmann et al. 2003 1 specimen
recombined as Brodioptera pintoi
WMfN P21650 (Sylvohymen sp. in Brauckmann et al. 2001) (1 measurement)
Insecta - Baryshnyalidae
Baryshnyala occulta n. gen., n. sp. Ilger and Brauckmann 2011
Ilger and Brauckmann 2011 1 specimen
WMf.N P.212999 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Erasipteridae
Erasipteroides cf. valentini (Brauckmann et al. 1985)
1 specimen
WMfN P26133 (1 measurement)
Rasnitsynala sigambrorum n. gen., n. sp. Zessin et al. 2011
Zessin et al. 2011 1 specimen
WMf.N P27781(N3182B) (formerly Sippel 182A/B) (3 measurements)
Arachnida - Trigonotarbida
Trigonotarbus johnsoni Pocock 1911
Brauckmann et al. 2003 1 specimen
WMfN P21046
    = Archaeomartus roessleri n. sp. Dunlop and Brauckmann 2006
Dunlop and Brauckmann 2006
recombined as Namurotarbus roessleri
Eurypterida - Adelophthalmidae
Adelophthalmus imhofi (Reuss 1855)
Brauckmann et al. 2003 1 specimen
WMfN P33351
see common names

Country:Germany State/province:Ruhr
Coordinates: 51.4° North, 7.4° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:0.7° South, 13.8° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Carboniferous Epoch:Pennsylvanian
Stage:Bashkirian 10 m.y. bin:Carboniferous 4
Key time interval:Marsdenian Ammonoid zone: Bilinguites metabilinguis
Age range of interval:321.50000 - 320.20000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy comments: Marsdenian/R2c1
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified "shale"
Secondary lithology: sandstone
Environment:estuary/bay Tectonic setting:foreland basin
Geology comments: Ruhr Basin; Variscan foreland basin
Modes of preservation:mold/impression
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: Repository: Westfälisches Landesmuseum - Planetarium Münster (some Sippel material was later deposited here)
Database number:152121
Authorizer:M. Clapham Enterer:M. Clapham
Modifier:M. Clapham Research group:paleoentomology
Created:2013-11-08 11:39:47 Last modified:2014-04-03 21:58:53
Access level:the public Released:2013-11-08 11:39:47
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

36436. G. Bechly, C. Brauckmann, W. Zessin and E. Groning. 2001. New results concerning the morphology of the most ancient dragonflies (Insecta: Odonatoptera) from the Namurian of Hagen-Vorhalle (Germany). Journal of Zoology and Systematic Evolution 39:209-226 [M. Clapham/J. Karr]

Secondary references:

53830 C. Brauckmann, L. Schöllmann, and W. Sippel. 2003. Die fossilen Insekten, Spinnentiere und Eurypteriden von Hagen-Vorhalle. Geologie und Paläontologie in Westfalen 59:1-89 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
49596 J. A. Dunlop and C. Brauckmann. 2006. A new trigonotarbid arachnid from the Coal Measures of Hagen-Vorhalle, Germany. Fossil Record 9:130-136 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
37837 J. M. Ilger and C. Brauckmann. 2011. The smallest Neoptera (Baryshnyalidae fam. n) from Hagen-Vorhalle (early Late Carboniferous: Namurian B; Germany). ZooKeys 130:91-102 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
37836 W. Zessin, C. Brauckmann, and E. Gröning. 2011. Rasnitsynala sigambrorum gen. et sp. n., a small odonatopterid ("Eomeganispotera","Erasipteridae") from the early Late Carboniferous of Hagen-Vorhalle (Germany). ZooKeys 130:57-66 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]