Barbencon (Devonian of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (50.2° N, 4.3° E: paleocoordinates 22.1° S, 5.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Palmatolepis rhenana conodont zone, Neuville Formation, Late/Upper Frasnian (379.5 - 376.1 Ma)

• 6 m above the base of the Neuville Formation, base of Late Frasnian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: M. Coen-Aubert. 2012. New species of Frechastraea Scrutton, 1968 at the base of the Late Frasnian in Belgium. Geologica Belgica 15(4):265-272 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134861: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Frechastraea coeni n. sp. Coen-Aubert 2012 horn coral