Autobahnknoten Langenhorst Bed 32 (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 38275: 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.
Bivalvia
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
Sanguinolites sp. M'Coy 1844 clam
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Strophomenata
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Schuchertella radialis Phillips 1836
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
"Leptaena analoga" = Leptagonia analoga
"Leptaena analoga" = Leptagonia analoga Phillips 1836
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
Anoplothecidae indet. Schuchert 1894
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris urei Fleming 1828
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae