Uppermost Faou Fmn and Reun ar C'Hrank Fmn, Rade de Brest, Massif Armoricain (Devonian of France)

Where: Alsace, France (48.4° N, 4.5° W: paleocoordinates 39.7° S, 32.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Reun Ar C'Hrank Formation, Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)

• NB: some elements come from the upper part of the underlying Faou Formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and argillaceous sandstone

• "schistes et grauwackes"

Primary reference: J. Le Menn, Y. Plusquellec, P. Morzadec and H. Lardeux. 1976. Incursion Hercynienne dans les faunes rhenanes du Devonien inferieur de La Rade de Brest (Massif Armoricain). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 153(1-3):1-115 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40505: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 24.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

• I have omitted crinoid columnal taxa of uncertain affinities.
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
 Phacopida - Acastidae
Pilletina aulnensis n. sp. trilobite
Pseudocryphaeus ogivalis n. sp. trilobite
Pseudocryphaeus sp. Pillet 1954 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Odontochile seillouensis n. sp. trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Trimerus (Dipleura) sp. Green 1832 trilobite
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Phacops (Phacops) sp. Emmrich 1839 trilobite
 Proetida - Aulacopleuridae
Otarion (Otarion) sp. Zenker 1833 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Proetus (Coniproetus) sp. Alberti 1966 trilobite
Proetus (Proetus) sp. Steininger 1931 trilobite
 Lichida - Odontopleuridae
Leonaspis (Leonaspis) sp. Richter and Richter 1917 trilobite
 Nowakiida - Striatostyliolinidae
 Nowakiida - Nowakiidae
 Styliolinida - Viriatellidae
? Viriatella sp. Ljaschenko 1955
 Cladida - Botryocrinidae
Botryocrinus montisguyonensis Sea lily
listed as "montis-guyonensis"
 Monobathrida - Hexacrinitidae
? Hexacrinites maximus n. sp. Sea lily
 Diplobathrida -
Diamenocrinus floreus n. sp. Sea lily
? Pterinocrinus sp. Goldring 1923 Sea lily
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Petridictyum petrii n. gen. tabulate coral
Pleurodictyum microspinosum n. sp. tabulate coral
Pleurodictyum latum n. sp. tabulate coral
Pleurodictyum "sp. A" Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
Pleurodictyum "sp. B" Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral