Angerbachtal/Eggerscheidt Section, Schichtbereich 122 (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.3° N, 6.9° E: paleocoordinates 16.9° S, 5.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Famennian (372.2 - 358.9 Ma)

• Etroeungt part of Famennian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone

• Section is about 100 m, mostly of siltstone and sandstone, but with some calcareous shale and a unit of micrite (unit 120) in about the middle of the section. This collection is from siltstone.

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 38327: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 20.04.2004, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Omegops sp. Struve 1976 trilobite
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Spirorbis sp. Daudin 1800
Bivalvia
  -
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae
Buchiola sp. Barrande 1881 clam
 Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalidae sp. 2 de Koninck 1881 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
? Platyceras sp. Conrad 1840 snail
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
Blastoidea
 Blastoidea -
Echinoidea
 Perischoechinoidea - Lepidocentridae
Hyattechinus sp. Jackson 1912 sea urchin
Crinoidea
 Monobathrida - Platycrinitidae
Platycrinites sp. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Strophomenata
 Productida - Araksalosiidae
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Orthotetida - Orthotetidae
""Orthothetes" wunstorfi" = Orthotetes
""Orthothetes" wunstorfi" = Orthotetes
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
"Leptaena analoga" = Leptagonia analoga
"Leptaena analoga" = Leptagonia analoga Phillips 1836
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cranaenidae
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris urei Fleming 1828
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Pyrgiidae
Cladochonus sp. M'Coy 1847 tabulate coral
Coleolidae
  - Coleolidae
Coleolidae indet. Fisher 1962
unclassified
  -
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866