Vestfossen, 2dε zone (Cambrian of Norway)

Where: Eiker, Norway (59.7° N, 9.9° E: paleocoordinates 39.8° S, 24.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Cambrian (541.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• "2dε, Zone of Peltura costata costata", in Henningsmoen 1958

Environment/lithology: shale and limestone

• "a sequence of black bituminous shales (alum shales) with

•concretions and an occasional layer of black bituminous limestone


Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: core

Primary reference: G. Henningsmoen. 1958. The Upper Cambrian faunas of Norway With Descriptions of Non-Olenid Invertebrate Fossils. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 180-194 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 194126: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 14.06.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Olenida - Olenidae
Peltura costata trilobite
Parabolina heres trilobite
 Orthida - Eoorthidae
Eoorthis sp. Walcott 1908