Heiligenstock Quarry (Devonian to of Germany)

Where: North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (51.0° N, 7.2° E: paleocoordinates 22.4° S, 7.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oberer Plattenkalk Formation, Late/Upper Givetian to Late/Upper Givetian (388.1 - 382.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: NRM, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden

Primary reference: B. Choo. 2015. A new species of the Devonian actinopterygian Moythomasia from Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, and fresh observations on M. durgaringa from the Gogo Formation of Western Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(4):e952817 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197071: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 22.10.2018, edited by Struan Henderson

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
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Moythomasia lineata n. sp. Choo 2015
NRM P.4848 (holotype). NRM P.4804 (entire 33 mm long fish), P.4805 (anterior two-thirds of mid-sized specimen with 13 mm lower jaw), P.4937 (entire 45 mm long fish), P.4994 (small specimen lacking head), P.5260 (entire 43 mm long specimen), P.5293 (posterior half of large specimen), P.5332 (entire 40 mm long fish), P.5718 (entire small fish), P.5964 (nearly complete ca. 45 mm long fish wanting snout and skull roof), P.6191 (disarticulated skull of a large specimen with mandibular length of 29 mm).
Moythomasia nitida Gross 1953
NRM P.4803, P.4911, P.4921, P.4931, P.4935, P.4961, P.4964, P.4969, P.4973, P.4978, P.4982, P.5217, P.5237, P.5252, P.5259, P.5264, P.5289, P.5305, P.5311, P.5314, P.5316, P.5318, P.5320, P.5322, P.5342, P.5359, P.5376, P.5384, P.5385, P.5734, P.5966, P.5976, P.6047, P.6852