Muessenberg D/C boundary section, Famennian part (beds 3 and lower) (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.3° N, 7.9° E: paleocoordinates 16.6° S, 5.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Famennian (372.2 - 358.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and shale

• Beds 0,1,2 (Tournaisian): green-gray limestone; Beds 3 and lower (Famennian): green-brown limestone with green shale at base; green nodular limestone; yellow-greeen limestone nodules in shale

Primary reference: D. Korn. 1981. Ein neues, Ammonoiden-fuehrendes Profil an der Devon-Karbon-Grenze im Sauerland (Rhein. Schiefergebirge). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 1981(91):513-526 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38647: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 26.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
 Proetida - Proetidae
"Haasia antedistans" = Yuanjia1 trilobite
"Haasia wildungensis" = Yuanjia wildungensis1 Richter 1913 trilobite
Typhloproetus sp. n. sp.1 Richter 1913 trilobite
"Chaunoproetus" sp.1 Richter 1919 trilobite
Cephalopoda
 Clymeniida - Cymaclymeniidae
Cymaclymenia sp.2 Hyatt 1884 ammonite
Cymaclymenia involvens2 Lange 1929 ammonite
Cymaclymenia striata2 Muenster 1832 ammonite
Cymaclymenia costellata2 Muenster 1834 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Cyrtoclymeniidae
Cyrtoclymenia sp.2 Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Kosmoclymeniidae
Muessenbiaergia sp.2 Korn and Price 1987 ammonite
Lissoclymenia wocklumeri2 Wedekind 1914 ammonite
Linguaclymenia sp. n. sp.2 Korn and Price 1987 ammonite
Linguaclymenia similis2 Munster 1839 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Gonioclymeniidae
Kalloclymenia sp.2 Wedekind 1914 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Sphenoclymeniidae
Sphenoclymenia sp.2 Schindewolf 1920 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Glatziellidae
Postglatziella carinata2 Schindewolf 1937 ammonite
Glatziella minervae2 Renz 1914 ammonite
Glatziella glaucopis2 Renz 1914 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Parawocklumeriidae
Parawocklumeria patens2 Schindewolf 1937 ammonite
Parawocklumeria paradoxa2 Wedekind 1918 ammonite
Parawocklumeria paprothae2 Korn 1990 ammonite
Kamptoclymenia endogona2 Schindewolf 1937 ammonite
Kamptoclymenia trigona2 Schindewolf 1937 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Wocklumeriidae
Wocklumeria sphaeroides2 Richter 1848 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae
Balvia biforme2 ammonite
Balvia nucleus2 ammonite
Balvia sp.2 Lange 1929 ammonite
Mimimitoceras sp.2 Korn 1988 ammonite
Mimimitoceras liratum2 Schmidt 1924 ammonite
Mimimitoceras trizonatum2 Korn 1988 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Gattendorfiidae
Acutimitoceras sp.2 Librovitch 1957 ammonite
Acutimitoceras subbilobatum2 Munster 1839 ammonite
Acutimitoceras intermedium2 Schindewolf 1923 ammonite