Michelbach near Oberurf and Railway-Intersection west of Moischeid, Kellerwald (Silurian of Germany)

Where: Hessen, Germany (51.1° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 25.4° S, 4.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ludlow (427.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• Layers with Sowerbyella mariae, Upper Ludlow

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: H.-G. Kupfahl. 1952. Paläontologische Untersuchungen zur Grenze Gotlandium/Devon im Kellerwald und bei Marburg. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 25(3/4):160-180 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38713: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 30.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Bythocyprididae
 Palaeocopida - Kloedenellidae
 Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae
Leperditia sp. Rouault 1851 ostracod
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Cardiolidae
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
"Sowerbyella (Plectodonta) mariae" = Plectodonta (Plectodonta) mariae
"Sowerbyella (Plectodonta) mariae" = Plectodonta (Plectodonta) mariae Kozlowski 1929