Cardiola-Kalkschiefer at Michelbach near Oberurf, 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)

• ? Middle Ludlow

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

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 38716: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 30.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Cardiolidae
 Myalinida - Lunulacardiidae
"Lunulicardium sp." = Lunulacardium
"Lunulicardium sp." = Lunulacardium Münster 1840 clam
several
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
"Cardiola migrans" = Butovicella migrans
"Cardiola migrans" = Butovicella migrans Barrande 1881 clam