Friedrichweiler near Völklingen-Saar (Tiefbohrung) (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.2° N, 6.8° E: paleocoordinates 0.8° N, 16.8° E)

When: Ottweiler Schichten Formation, Stephanian (306.9 - 298.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: paralic; shale

• Saar-Nahe basin; Half-graben generated by extension on South Hunsruck bounding fault, but with some component of dextral strike-slip transtension in an intermontane setting following the Variscan orogeny.

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Guthörl. 1934. Die Arthropoden aus dem Carbon und Perm des Saar-Nahe-Pfalz-Gebietes. Im Vertrieb bei der Preußischen Geologischen Landesanstalt 44(4):1-279 [M. Clapham/A. Delelli/J. Karr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138159: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 05.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Branchiopoda
 Limnadioidea - Limnadiidae
Leaia baentschiana Beyrich 1864 branchiopod