"Murs des douaniers", Vireux-Molhain area (Devonian of France)

Where: France (50.1° N, 4.7° E: paleocoordinates 25.6° S, 7.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Polygnathus costatus costatus conodont zone, Jemelle Formation, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in the 1970s-80s

Primary reference: A. P. Van Viersen. 2006. New Middle Devonian trilobites form Vireux-Molhain (Ardennes, northern France). Senkenbergiana lethaea 86(1):63-75 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188453: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 01.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Most trilobites reported to genus level except for the species described in the systematic section of the paper
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Scabriscutellum sp. Richter and Richter 1956 trilobite
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Leonaspis sp. Richter and Richter 1917 trilobite
 Aulacopleurida - Aulacopleuridae
Cyphaspis sp. Burmeister 1843 trilobite
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Geesops sparsinodosus trilobite
subspecies gallicus
Pedinopariops (Pedinopariops) sp. Struve 1972 trilobite
 Proetida - Tropidocoryphidae
Cornuproetus (Cornuproetus) sp. Richter and Richter 1919 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Rhenocynproetus catervus Van Viersen 2006 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
Ceratarges cognatus Van Viersen 2006 trilobite
 Agoniatitida - Pinacitidae
Pinacites jugleri Roemer 1843 ammonite