Autobahnknoten Langenhorst Bed 31 (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.3° N, 7.1° E: paleocoordinates 16.8° S, 5.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Famennian (372.2 - 358.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and lime mudstone

• Section consists of sandstones, siltstones, shales, calcareous shales, some interbedded micrites, and oolitic micrites near the top (starting at about bed 74). Lowest micrite is at about bed 40. This bed is shale.

Primary reference: D. Michels. 1986. Oekologie und Fazies des juengsten Ober-Devon von Velbert (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge). Goettinger Arbeiten zur Geologie und Palaeontologie 29:1-86 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38274: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

• I am excluding bivalves for beds A1/2 to C3 (bed complex 71), which are dealt with in collection 38266.
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Productida - Araksalosiidae
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Schuchertella sp. Girty 1904
Schuchertella radialis Phillips 1836
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae