Neuwieder Becken/Maifeld 7a (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 7a Formation, Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: paralic; unlithified claystone

• green clay with a schill-rich layer, complete preserved fossils but mostly deformed schill

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: core, 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 37980: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 29.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Corbiculidae
"Polymesoda convexa" = Polymesoda subarata convexa
"Polymesoda convexa" = Polymesoda subarata convexa Brongniart 1822 clam
Gastropoda
 Truncatelloidea - Truncatellidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae