Autobahnknoten Langenhorst C2-bed (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 71n

• 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 38304: 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.
unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Omegops sp. Struve 1976 trilobite
 Proetida - Brachymetopidae
 Proetida - Proetidae
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Myodocopida - Entomozoidae
Richterina striatula Richter 1848 ostracod
 Palaeocopida - Amphissitidae
Amphissitidae indet. Knight 1928 ostracod
Amphissites sp. Girty 1910 ostracod
 Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae
Kirkbya sp. Jones 1859 ostracod
 Platycopida - Hollinellidae
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Spirorbis sp. Daudin 1800
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Straparollus cf. mammula" = Straparollus (Straparollus) mammula
"Straparollus cf. mammula" = Straparollus (Straparollus) mammula de Koninck 1881 snail
 Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae
"Loxonema cf. sulcatum" = Eoptychia sulcata
"Loxonema cf. sulcatum" = Eoptychia sulcata de Koninck 1881 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
Loxonema "sp. 1" Phillips 1841 snail
Loxonema "sp. 2" Phillips 1841 snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Fenestella sp. Lonsdale 1839
 Fenestrida - Acanthocladiidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
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
 Taxocrinida - Taxocrinidae
Taxocrinidae indet. Angelin 1878 Sea lily
 Dendrocrinida - Aphelecrinidae
Cosmetocrinus sp. Kirk 1941 Sea lily
? Cosmetocrinus sp. Kirk 1941 Sea lily
 Cladida -
Paracosmetocrinus sp. Strimple 1967 Sea lily
? Paracosmetocrinus sp. Strimple 1967 Sea lily
 Monobathrida - Platycrinitidae
Platycrinites sp. 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
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris urei Fleming 1828
Ambocoelia sp. Hall 1860
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Pyrgiidae
Cladochonus sp. M'Coy 1847 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Pleurodictyum "sp. 1" Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral