Gruene Schneid Bed 7 (Devonian of Austria)

Where: Austria (47.0° N, 13.0° E: paleocoordinates 21.3° S, 22.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Famennian (364.7 - 360.7 Ma)

• praesulcata Zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; red limestone and wackestone

• Sequence described as pelagic, "cephalopod" limestone. "18 cm thick greyish to slightly pink colored limestone bed with faint black veins; wackestone with tiny cephalopod shells, ostracodes, gastropods, trilobites, spheres (radiolarians?) and crinoid stems."

Primary reference: H.P. Schönlaub, M. Attrep, K. Boeckelmann, R. Dreesen, R. Feist, A. Feininger, G. Hahn, P. Klein, D. Korn, R. Kratz, M. Magaritz, C.J. Orth, and J.-M. Schramm. 1992. The Devonian/Carboniferous Boundary in the Carnic Alps (Austria) - A Multidisciplinary Approach. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt 135(1):57-98 [D. Korn/D. Korn/D. Korn]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38606: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 26.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Cephalopoda indet. Cuvier 1797
 Conodontophorida -
 Ozarkodinida - Palmatolepidae
Palmatolepis spp. Müller 1956 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily