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Arche, Frasnes-lez-Couvin (Devonian of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (50.1° N, 4.5° E: paleocoordinates 21.9° S, 5.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Palmatolepis punctata conodont zone, Arche Member (Moulin Lienaux Formation), Frasnian (383.7 - 376.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• facies "R3A": lower part of a bioherm

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Termier, G. Termier, and H. H. Tsien. 1981. Spongiaires des calcaires recifaux du Frasnien de l'Ardenne [Sponges from the Frasnian reefal limestones of the Ardennes]. Bulletin de la Societe Belge de Geologie 90(4):287-298 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 120925: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.11.2011, edited by Pete Wagner

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