Neuwieder Becken/Maifeld 4 (Oligocene of Germany)

Where: Rheinland Pfalz, Germany (50.4° N, 7.5° E: paleocoordinates 50.1° N, 4.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Neuwieder Becken 4 Formation, Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: paralic; unlithified claystone

• green-brown to grey clay with plant residuals and in parts plenty of Schill on fractured surfaces

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: D. Kadolsky. 1975. Zur Palaeontologie und Biostratigraphie des TertiƤrs im Neuwieder Becken; I, Taxonomie und stratigraphische Bedeutung von Mollusken. Decheniana 128:113-137 [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37968: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 29.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Gastropoda
 Truncatelloidea - Hydrobiidae
Hydrobia sp. Hartmann 1821 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
 Basommatophora - Lymnaeidae
Radix sp. Montfort 1810 pulmonate