Autobahnknoten Langenhorst A-beds (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)

• Beds 47a-66

• group of beds-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. These beds include shales and micrites.

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 38294: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.04.2004, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• I am excluding bivalves for beds A1/2 to C3 (bed complex 71), which are dealt with in collection 38266.
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Omegops sp. Struve 1976 trilobite
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Palaeocopida - Amphissitidae
Amphissitidae indet. Knight 1928 ostracod
 Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae
Kirkbya sp. Jones 1859 ostracod
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Spirorbis sp. Daudin 1800
Bivalvia
  -
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida -
"Pectinacea indet." = Pectinoidea
"Pectinacea indet." = Pectinoidea Rafinesque 1815 scallop
 Pectinida - Streblochondriidae
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
Aviculopecten "sp. 3" M'Coy 1851 scallop
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
Sanguinolites "sp. 2" M'Coy 1844 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalidae "sp. 1" de Koninck 1881 snail
Euomphalidae "sp. 2" de Koninck 1881 snail
Cephalopoda
 Clymeniida -
? Clymeniina indet. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Fenestella sp. Lonsdale 1839
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
Blastoidea
 Blastoidea -
unclassified
  -
Echinozoa indet. von Zittel 1895
Echinoidea
 Perischoechinoidea - Lepidocentridae
Hyattechinus sp. Jackson 1912 sea urchin
  - Archaeocidaridae
? Archaeocidaris sp. M'Coy 1844 sea urchin
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Monobathrida - Platycrinitidae
Platycrinites sp. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
originally entered as "Brachipoda indet."
Strophomenata
 Productida - Araksalosiidae
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
"Leptaena analoga" = Leptagonia analoga
"Leptaena analoga" = Leptagonia analoga Phillips 1836
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cranaenidae
? Cranaena sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris urei Fleming 1828
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Pyrgiidae
Cladochonus sp. M'Coy 1847 tabulate coral
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral
Coleolidae
  - Coleolidae
Coleolidae indet. Fisher 1962