Grube Morgenstern, Reinsdorf, near Zwickau (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.7° N, 12.5° E: paleocoordinates 1.7° N, 19.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Zwickau Formation, Westphalian D (311.4 - 306.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: mire or swamp; lithified, gray, green siltstone

• Laterally restricted peat mires. Erzgebirge Basin.
• Greenish-grey, finely horizontal, bedded to laminated siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Dresden Museum (State Museum of Mineralogy and Geology, Dresden/Saxony)

Primary reference: H. B. Geinitz. 1882. Kreischeria widei H.B. Gein., ein fossiler Pseudoscorpion aus der Steinkohlenformation von Zwickau. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 34:238-242 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35059: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 28.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Arachnida
 Trigonotarbida - Kreischeriidae
Kreischeria wiedei n. gen. n. sp.
Kreischeria wiedei n. gen. n. sp. Geinitz 1882
MMG-SaKa 171