Puech de la Suque D/C boundary section, Tournaisian part (Carboniferous of France)

Where: Alsace, France (43.5° N, 3.1° E: paleocoordinates 19.3° S, 11.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• D/C boundary roughly between beds 10 and 11.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• Section mainly limestone. One major shale bed between limestone beds 9 and 10.

Primary reference: D. Korn. 1993. The ammonoid faunal change near the Devonian-Carboniferous boundary. Annales de la Societe geologique de Belgique 115(2):581-593 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38668: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 28.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Korn lists ammonoids only.
 Goniatitida - Gattendorfiidae
Acutimitoceras sp. Librovitch 1957 ammonite
Gattendorfia sp. Schindewolf 1920 ammonite