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

Where: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (50.3° N, 8.0° E: paleocoordinates 22.6° S, 8.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Bücheler Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: 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 38360: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 20.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Only gastropods reported.
Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Paffrathopsis subcostata Dechen 1832 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
Nodinella dualia n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Nodinella sterrmannia n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Euomphalina -
Serpulospira serpula d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
 Euomphalina - Pseudophoridae
Astralites sublimbatus d'Orbigny 1850 snail
 Euomphalina - Nerrhenidae
Hessonia piligera Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Lotzia schaeferkalki Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus" = Bellerophon lineatus Dechen 1832 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Buechelia wachtbergi n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Given as Büchelia
"Winterbergiella semicostata" = Winterbergiella semicostatus Goldfuss 1844 snail
Lahnia froeberi n. sp. Heidelberger 2001 snail
Euryzone delphinuloides von Schlotheim 1820 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisonia defrancei, Murchisonia bilineata, Devonocerithioides whidborni, "Murchisonia hibernia n. sp." = Wuxuanella hibernia, "Murchisonia spinacavus n. sp." = Wuxuanella spinacavus
Murchisonia defrancei d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
Murchisonia bilineata Dechen 1832 snail
Devonocerithioides whidborni Frýda 2000 snail
"Murchisonia hibernia n. sp." = Wuxuanella hibernia Heidelberger 2001 snail
"Murchisonia spinacavus n. sp." = Wuxuanella spinacavus Heidelberger 2001 snail
 Murchisoniina - Cheeneetnukiidae
"Murchisonia spinosa" = Cheeneetnukia spinosa, "Murchisonia bicoronata" = Ulungaratoconcha bicoronata
"Murchisonia spinosa" = Cheeneetnukia spinosa Phillips 1841 snail
"Murchisonia bicoronata" = Ulungaratoconcha bicoronata Paeckelmann 1922 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
"Macrochilina schlotheimi" = Bensbergia schlotheimi
"Macrochilina schlotheimi" = Bensbergia schlotheimi d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail