Pfaffenberg, Oberes Muehltal near Obernitz, south of Saalfeld, 6 delta (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, upper 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 37229: authorized by Dieter Korn, entered by Daniela Liebsch on 08.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Proetida - Proetidae
Diacoryphe pfeifferi trilobite
Diacoryphe (Diacoryphe)
Diacoryphe gloriola trilobite
Diacoryphe (Diacoryphe)
Diacoryphe muehltalensis trilobite
Diacoryphe (Diacoryphe)
Diacoryphe palpebralifera n. sp. trilobite
Diacoryphe (Diacoryphe)
Pedinocoryphe xenadochoides n. sp. trilobite
Pedinocoryphe xenadochoides xenadochoides n. ssp.
Pedinocoryphe extingua n. sp. trilobite
Pedinocoryphe xenadochoides extingua n. ssp.