Donnerkuhle quarry, Hagen-Herbeck (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.4° N, 7.5° E: paleocoordinates 22.2° S, 7.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Synpharciceras clavilobum ammonoid zone, Eppenhausen Formation, Late/Upper Givetian (388.1 - 383.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, pyritic limestone

• Dark olive-green to dark-grey to black, sometimes marly shales with limestone nodules and thin dark limestone beds (‘Flinzkalk’) with pyrite-bearing horizons.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with pyrite

Reposited in the MfN

Primary reference: J. Bockwinkel, D. Korn, V. Ebbighausen and S. Graf. 2013. Late Givetian ammonoids from Hagen-Herbeck, Donnerkuhle quarry (Devonian, Rhenish Mountains). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 270:257-274 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189319: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Tornoceratidae
Tornoceras sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
Epitornoceras mithracoides Frech 1902 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Pharciceratidae
Pharciceras sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
Pharciceras oberscheldense Bockwinkel and Korn 2013 ammonite
Synpharciceras clavilobum Sandberger and Sandberger 1850 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Taouzitidae
Darkaoceras galeatum Matern 1931 ammonite