Four à Chaux de Maredsous (Carboniferous of Belgium)

Where: Namur, Belgium (50.3° N, 4.8° E: paleocoordinates 13.0° S, 4.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Polygnathus communis carina conodont zone, Bayard Formation, Ivorian (353.8 - 345.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shelly/skeletal, brown, gray, cherty/siliceous limestone

• Well-bedded (although some is solution-seam pseudo-bedding), dark grey or brownish-grey, crinoidal-limestones, locally cherty.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Weir. 1931. The British and Belgian Carboniferous Bellerophontidae. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 56(31):767-861 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184516: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 10.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon demaneti Weir 1931 snail