Üxheim 1, Heisdorf Formation (limestone) (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany (50.3° N, 6.8° E: paleocoordinates 26.9° S, 9.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Heisdorf Formation, Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone and lithified siltstone

• fossil-rich crinoidal limestone and siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Basse and P. Müller. 2004. Eifel-Trilobiten III. Corynexochida, Proetida (2), Harpetida, Phacopida (2), Lichida. [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188762: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 18.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
 Aulacopleurida - Brachymetopidae
Scharyia sp. Pribyl 1946 trilobite
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Phacopinae indet. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Acastidae
Acastellina sp. Richter and Richter 1975 trilobite
Comura defensor trilobite
Treveropyge sp. Struve 1958 trilobite
 Proetida - Tropidocoryphidae
Sculptoproetus sp. Erben 1951 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Rhenocynproetus sp. Basse 2002 trilobite
Gerastos sp. Goldfuss 1843 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
Huginarges mathesiorum n. sp. Basse and Müller 2004 trilobite
taxon list at start of paper reports H. frankei, but systematic section states only mathesiorum