Seifen, Westerwald (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.6° N, 7.6° E: paleocoordinates 25.6° S, 2.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Seifen Formation, Pragian (410.8 - 407.6 Ma)

• Middle Lower Devonian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithified siltstone

• Dark gray muddy siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by M. Poschmann, P. Muller, R. Steinmeyer

• Repository: Landessammlung fur Naturkunde Mainz (or Rheinland-Pfalz), from M. Poschmann collection (suffix -D) and P. Müller collection (prefix M), or Reinhard Steinmeyer (trigonotarbids)

Primary reference: P. Mueller and G. Hahn. 2017. Edrioasteroidea from the Seifen Formation of the Westerwald, Rhenish Slate Mountains (Lower Devonian, Germany), part 2: Sumrallia rseiberti gen. et sp. nov. PalZ 91(4):629-639 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191088: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 09.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Isorophida - Agelacrinitidae
Sumrallia rseiberti Mueller and Hahn 2017