Kakeled Quarry, Kinnekulle, Olenus gibbosus Zone (Cambrian of Sweden)

Where: Västra Götaland, Sweden (58.6° N, 13.3° E: paleocoordinates 40.8° S, 21.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Olenus gibbosus trilobite zone, Paibian (497.0 - 494.0 Ma)

• 1.0-1.20 m

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• shallow water environment, reflecting the presence of intrabasinal highs
• part of "The Great Stinkstone Bed", dark grey limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: F. Terfelt. 2003. Upper Cambrian trilobite biostratigraphy and taphonomy at Kakeled on Kinnekulle, Västergötland, Sweden. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 48(3):409-416 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133667: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.09.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Agnostida -
 Agnostida - Agnostidae
Agnostus pisiformis Wahlenberg 1818
Homagnostus obesus Belt 1867
 Olenida - Olenidae
Olenus gibbosus trilobite