Herrensohr near Jägersfreude-Saar (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.3° N, 7.0° E: paleocoordinates 1.8° S, 15.8° E)

When: Flammkohlenpartie Formation, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

• Liegende Flammkohlenpartie

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; 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 138346: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 15.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida - Eurypteridae
Eurypterus (Adelophthalmus) granosus Jordan and Meyer 1854 eurypterid