Mount Misery, Bjornoya (Permian of Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

Where: Svalbard and Jan Mayen (74.4° N, 19.2° E: paleocoordinates 29.6° N, 15.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hambergfjellet Formation, Sakmarian (295.5 - 290.1 Ma)

• Not stated, but probably Hambergfjellet Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Baltazar Mathias Keilhau in 1827

Collection methods: surface (float)

Primary reference: L. von Buch. 1847. Über Spirifer keilhavii, über dessen Fundort und Verhältniss zu ähnlichen Formen. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1846:65-80 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117444: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Spiriferellidae
"Spirifer keilhavii n. sp." = Spiriferella keilhavii
"Spirifer keilhavii n. sp." = Spiriferella keilhavii von Buch 1847