Black Shale at Erbsloch, Kellerwald (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Hessen, Germany (51.1° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 24.7° S, 3.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pragian (410.8 - 407.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; black 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 38715: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 30.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Palaeocopida - Beyrichiidae
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Cardiolidae