Tabulates and Glossophyllum, Sötenich Syncline, Kürten Fm., Germany (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.5° N, 6.6° E: paleocoordinates 23.0° S, 7.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kürten Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 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 36683: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 09.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Tabulate corals and Glossophyllum only
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Roemeriidae
Roemerolites tenuis tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Romingeriidae
Remesia crispa tabulate coral
Remesia sp. Kettner 1934 tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Aulopora serpens Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites goldfussi Lecompte 1939 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora cervicornis tabulate coral
Thamnopora reticulata tabulate coral
Hillaepora spicata tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Scoliopora crassa tabulate coral
Crassialveolites crassus tabulate coral
Alveolitella fecunda tabulate coral
Alveolites intermixtus tabulate coral
 Favositida - Coenitidae
 Stauriida - Cyathophyllidae