Gastropods of the Lahn Basin Limestones: Arfurt (Devonian of Germany)

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: Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• 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"

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 38354: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 20.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Only gastropods reported.
Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Plagiothyridae
Plagiothyra purpurea d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Paffrathopsis lirata Sandberger 1842 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Straparollus laevis" = Philoxene laevis, Straparollus planus n. sp.
"Straparollus laevis" = Philoxene laevis d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Straparollus planus n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Euomphalina - Anomphalidae
Delphinuella subarmata Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 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
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus Dechen 1832 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
"? Naticopsis (Naticopsis) convoluta n. sp." = Naticopsis convoluta
"? Naticopsis (Naticopsis) convoluta n. sp." = Naticopsis convoluta Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Murchisoniina - Porcelliidae
"Antitrochus nodulosus" = Agnesia nodulosa
"Antitrochus nodulosus" = Agnesia nodulosa Sandberger 1842 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Arfurtia euomphalus" = Bicarina euomphalus Sandberger and Sandberger 1853 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
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisonia defrancei d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail