Villmar (Devonian of Germany)

Also known as Gastropods of the Lahn Basin Limestones: Villmar

Where: Hessen, Germany (50.4° N, 8.2° E: paleocoordinates 22.5° S, 8.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Polygnathus hemiansatus conodont zone, Bungerberg Member (Cürten Formation), Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• "Stringocephalus Limestone"; also, Cürten, Scheid, Set γ

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and reef rocks

• Deposits intimately associated with reefs. Outcrop belt of Lahn Basin trends SW-NE.
• "Massenkalk" and "Riffkalk"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: D. Heidelberger. 2001. Mitteldevonische (Givetische) Gastropoden (Mollusca) aus der Lahnmulde (suedliches Rheinisches Schiefergebirge). Geologische Abhandlungen Hessen 106:1-291 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38353: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 20.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Only gastropods reported.
Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Plagiothyridae
Plagiothyra purpurea d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Plagiothyra suborbicularis Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Plagiothyra tubericosta Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Littorinides subclathratus Sandberger 1842 snail
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
"Naticopsis (Naticopsis) macrostoma" = Paffrathopsis macrostoma, Paffrathopsis lirata
"Naticopsis (Naticopsis) macrostoma" = Paffrathopsis macrostoma Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Paffrathopsis lirata Sandberger 1842 snail
 Euomphalina -
Ornollus decussatus Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Rhenomphalus rota Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
 Euomphalina - Omphalocirridae
Omphalocirrus spinosus Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Straparollus laevis" = Philoxene laevis d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Straparollus planus n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Straparollus turritus Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 snail
 Euomphalina - Anomphalidae
Delphinuella subarmata Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Givediscus lahnicus n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Littorella subrugosa Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
 Euomphalina -
"Ornollus annulatus" = Serpulospira annulatus Phillips 1841 snail
Serpulospira serpula d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
 Euomphalina - Pseudophoridae
Astralites sublimbatus d'Orbigny 1850 snail
 Euomphalina - Microdomatidae
"Limburgia squamifer" = Limburgia squamiferus
"Limburgia squamifer" = Limburgia squamiferus d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
 Euomphalina - Nerrhenidae
Hessonia piligera Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Platyceras (Platyceras) gracilis Sandberger 1842 snail
 Euomphalina - Oriostomatidae
? Lineata dannenbergi Goldfuss 1844 snail
Lineata zenkeri n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Prosobranchia - Spanionematidae
Spanionema scalaroides Whidborne 1889 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus, "Bellerophon (Aglaoglypta) tuberculatus" = Aglaoglypta tuberculatus
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus Dechen 1832 snail
"Bellerophon (Aglaoglypta) tuberculatus" = Aglaoglypta tuberculatus de Ferrusac and d'Orbigny 1840 snail
 Murchisoniina - Porcelliidae
Hesperiella lahniensis n. sp., Trochagnesia exsiliens, "Antitrochus nodulosus" = Agnesia nodulosa, Quadricarina lenticularis, "Porcellia bifida" = Coloniacirrus bifida, "Porcellia cornuarietis" = Paraporcellia cornuarietis
Hesperiella lahniensis n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Trochagnesia exsiliens Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
"Antitrochus nodulosus" = Agnesia nodulosa Sandberger 1842 snail
Quadricarina lenticularis Goldfuss 1844 snail
"Porcellia bifida" = Coloniacirrus bifida Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
"Porcellia cornuarietis" = Paraporcellia cornuarietis Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Winterbergiella semicostata" = Winterbergiella semicostatus Goldfuss 1844 snail
Winterbergiella praebinodosa Heidelberger 2001 snail
"Arfurtia euomphalus" = Bicarina euomphalus Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
Odontomaria semiplicata Sandberger and Sandberger 1850 snail
Eoplatyzona squamatoplicata Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Euryzone naticaeformis Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
Euryzone delphinuloides von Schlotheim 1820 snail
Lahnospira taeniata Goldfuss 1844 snail
Lahnospira fasciata Sandberger 1842 snail
Mourlonia macrostoma Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
Mourlonia tenuiarata Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
"Villmaria linteata" = Villmaria linteatus Goldfuss 1844 snail
Villmaria catenulata d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Villmaria subclathrata Sandberger 1842 snail
Fridolinata planannulata Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
Devonorhineoderma tricincta Goldfuss 1844 snail
Devonorhineoderma orbignyana d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Devonorhineoderma lonsdalei d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Devonorhineoderma beaumonti d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Champernownia champernowni Whidborne 1892 snail
Champernownia multispira Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Lentipleura klippsteinii Goldfuss 1844 snail
"Platyloron bischofii" = Platyloron bischoffii Goldfuss 1844 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisonia tricincta d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Murchisonia nerinea Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 snail
Murchisonia sandbergeri Paeckelmann 1922 snail
Murchisonia defrancei d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Devonocerithioides gracilis Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
Macrochilina subovata Heidelberger 2001 snail
Macrochilina chattolina Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Murchisoniina - Scoliostomatidae
Scoliostomina gracile n. gen. Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
Scoliostomina layensis n. gen. n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Scoliostoma dannenbergi Braun 1838 snail
Scoliostoma expansilabrum Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 snail
 Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae
Palaeozygopleura kaupii, ""Holopella" tenuisulcata" = Palaeozygopleura tenuisulcata, ""Holopella" piligera" = Palaeozygopleura piligera
Palaeozygopleura kaupii Goldfuss 1844 snail
""Holopella" tenuisulcata" = Palaeozygopleura tenuisulcata Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
""Holopella" piligera" = Palaeozygopleura piligera Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
Loxonema bongardia n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Stylonema rennoni n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Cookiloxa amleri n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Clathronema reticulata Phillips 1841 snail
 Pleurotomarioidea - Catantostomatidae
Catantostoma clathratum n. sp. Sandberger 1842 snail
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
""Pleurotomaria" bicoronata" = Pleurotomaria bicoronata, "Pleurotomaria sigaretus" = Pleurotomaria bicoronata
""Pleurotomaria" bicoronata" = Pleurotomaria bicoronata Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 snail
"Pleurotomaria sigaretus" = Pleurotomaria bicoronata Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
Antirotella unica n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail