Oberscheld (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.7° N, 8.3° E: paleocoordinates 20.0° S, 7.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone and lithified ironstone

• red-violet limestone, red-violet ironstone, brown limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: D. Korn, J. Bockwinkel, V. Ebbighausen and S. A. Walton. 2011. Beloceras, the most multilobate Late Devonian ammonoid. Bulletin of Geosciences 86(1):1-28 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135670: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Agoniatitida - Beloceratidae
Beloceras sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
Beloceras tenuistriatum d'Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 ammonite
Beloceras sagittarium Sandberger and Sandberger 1851 ammonite