Gruene Schneid Bed 4 (Carboniferous of Austria)

Where: Austria (47.0° N, 13.0° E: paleocoordinates 19.6° S, 20.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hastarian (360.7 - 353.8 Ma)

• duplicata Zone [JA: originally entered as Tournaisian, but Hastarian based on zonal assignment; see Somerville 2008]

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray limestone and wackestone

• Overall sequence described as pelagic cephalopod limestone. "10 cm thick light grey and well bedded limestone bed; goniatite wackestone with stylolitic fabric and large trilobite carapaces, ostracodes, bivavles, and spheres."

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 38613: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 26.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
? Globusia sp. Osmolska 1973 trilobite
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Bivalvia
  -
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae
? Mimimitoceras sp. Korn 1988 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Gattendorfiidae
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae