Gastropods of the Lahn Basin Limestones: Steinbruch Taubenstein (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Hessen, Germany (50.6° N, 8.5° E: paleocoordinates 22.2° 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 38357: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 20.04.2004, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

• Only gastropods reported.
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina -
"Ornollus annulatus" = Serpulospira annulatus
"Ornollus annulatus" = Serpulospira annulatus Phillips 1841 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus Dechen 1832 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Champernownia wagneri Heidelberger 2001 snail
Was "Turbo" nodulosus but that is not in Heidelberger's text (PJW).
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisonia defrancei d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
Clathronema reticulata Phillips 1841 snail