Pfaffenberg, Oberes Muehltal near Obernitz, south of Saalfeld, 5 alpha (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Thuringia, Germany (50.7° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 11.4° S, 14.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Hastarian (360.7 - 353.8 Ma)

• Early Tournaisian, lower duplicata-zone [JA: originally entered as Tournaisian, but Hastarian based on zonal assignment; see Somerville 2008]

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: trilobites only

Primary reference: G. Hahn, R. Hahn, and K. Gawlick. 1995. Phylogenie und Systematik von Diacoryphe und verwandten Gattungen (Trilobita; Unter-Karbon). Geologica et Palaeontologica 29:145-191 [D. Korn/D. Korn/D. Korn]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37224: authorized by Dieter Korn, entered by Daniela Liebsch on 08.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Proetida - Proetidae
Diacoryphe muehltalensis n. sp. trilobite
Diacoryphe (Diacoryphe)
Diacoryphe schoenlaubi trilobite
Diacoryphe (Diacoryphe)
Diacoryphe heden n. sp. trilobite
Diacoryphe (Archaeocoryphe)