Kalkgrauwacke, Damm-Muehlen Section near Marburg (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Hessen, Germany (50.8° N, 8.8° E: paleocoordinates 25.7° S, 10.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kalkgrauwacke Formation, Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)

• Graptolites not found; Emsian assignment based on other fauna. Formation name informal.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; argillaceous, calcareous sandstone and limestone

• Graywacke with limestone lenses.

Primary reference: H. Jahnke. 1971. Fauna und Alter der Erbslochgrauwacke (Brachiopoden und Trilobiten, Unter-Devon, Rheinisches Schiefergebirge und Harz. Goettinger Arbeiten zur Geologie und Palaeontologie 9:1-105 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38351: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 20.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Acastidae
Asteropyge sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
? Odontochile sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
Gastropoda
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
Pleurotomaria sp. Defrance 1826 snail
Strophomenata
 Productida -
"Chonetacea indet." = Chonetoidea
"Chonetacea indet." = Chonetoidea Bronn 1862
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
"Sowerbyella (Plectodonta) minor" = Plectodonta, Plectodonta (Dalejodiscus) minor
"Sowerbyella (Plectodonta) minor" = Plectodonta
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
Leptostrophia sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
 Orthida - Draboviidae
Salopina sp. n. sp.
Salopina sp. n. sp. Boucot 1960
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Pleurodictyum petrii tabulate coral
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral