Autobahnknoten Langenhorst B1-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 71e and f.

• 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 are 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 38299: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.04.2004

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
 Proetida - Brachymetopidae
 Proetida - Proetidae
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Palaeocopida - Hollinellidae
 Palaeocopida - Amphissitidae
Amphissitidae indet. Knight 1928 ostracod
Amphissites sp. Girty 1910 ostracod
 Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae
Kirkbya sp. Jones 1859 ostracod
 Myodocopida - Entomozoidae
Richterina striatula Richter 1848 ostracod
Gastropoda
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Ptychomphalus intermedius" = Spiroscala intermedia
"Ptychomphalus intermedius" = Spiroscala intermedia de Koninck 1883 snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Fenestrida - Acanthocladiidae
 Fenestrata -
 Trepostomida - Aisenvergiidae
? Orbipora sp. Eichwald 1856
 Cryptostomata - Arthrostylidae
Nematopora sp. Ulrich 1888
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
Blastoidea
 Blastoidea -
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
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
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
Anoplothecidae indet. Schuchert 1894
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris urei Fleming 1828
Ambocoelia sp. Hall 1860
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Pyrgiidae
Cladochonus sp. M'Coy 1847 tabulate coral
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral
Coleolidae
  - Coleolidae
Coleolidae indet. Fisher 1962
 Ichnofossils -
Cochlichnus sp. Hitchcock 1858
Clionolithes sp. Clark 1908