Tabulates, Sötenich Syncline, Ahbach Fm., Germany (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.5° N, 6.6° E: paleocoordinates 24.5° S, 8.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ahbach Formation, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Review of stratigraphic distribtuion of tabulate corals

Primary reference: B.-P. Lütte. 1993. Zur stratigraphischen Verteilung tabulater Korallen im Mittel-Devon der Sötenicher Mulde (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge, Nord-Eifel). Geologica et Palaeontologica 27:55-71 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36681: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 09.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Tabulate corals only
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Aulopora serpens Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites saginatus tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora nicholsoni tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolites intermixtus tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae
Heliolites porosus Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
ssp. bergeri