Hasselbachtal D/C boundary section, Tournaisian part (beds 49-84) (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (51.3° N, 7.6° E: paleocoordinates 12.4° S, 5.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and mudstone

• Mainly an alternation of nodular limestones and mudstones. Fossils in both lithologies.

Primary reference: T. Becker, M. J. M. Bless, C. Braukmann, L. Friman, K. Higgs, H. Keupp, D. Korn, W. Langer, E. Paproth, P. Racheboeuf, D. Stoppel, M. Streel, and H. Zakowa. 1984. Hasselbachtal, the section best displaying the Devonian-Carboniferous boundary beds in the Rhenish Massif (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge). Courier Forschungs-Institut Senckenberg 67:181-191 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38644: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 26.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Foraminiferida -
"Foraminiferida indet." = Foraminifera
"Foraminiferida indet." = Foraminifera d'Orbigny 1826 foram
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Podocopida -
 Platycopida - Paraparchitidae
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
Cephalopoda indet. Cuvier 1797
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
 Conodontophorida -
Neoprioniodus sp. Rhodes and Müller 1956 conodont
Siphonodella sp. Branson and Mehl 1944 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Idiognathodontidae
Protognathodus sp. Ziegler 1969 conodont
 Ozarkodinida -
"Ozarkodina sp." = Ozarkodina, "Hindeodella sp." = Ozarkodina
"Ozarkodina sp." = Ozarkodina Branson and Mehl 1933 conodont
"Hindeodella sp." = Ozarkodina Branson and Mehl 1933 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
Polygnathus sp. Hinde 1879 conodont
 Prioniodontida -
"Ligonodina sp." = Oulodus
"Ligonodina sp." = Oulodus Branson and Mehl 1933 conodont
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Spiriferida -
Spiriferida indet. Waagen 1883