Autobahnknoten Langenhorst Bed 77b (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.3° N, 7.1° E: paleocoordinates 15.9° S, 5.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Famennian (364.7 - 360.7 Ma)

• Strunian

• 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 38286: 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.
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral
 Algae -