Porkuni Quarry. M658 (Ordovician of Estonia)

Where: Lääne-Virumaa, Estonia (59.2° N, 26.2° E: paleocoordinates 26.2° S, 0.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Spinachitina taugourdeaui other zone, Vohilaid Member (Ärina Formation), Porkuni (445.6 - 443.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified grainstone

• bituminous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. Hints. 2012. New Hirnantian orthide brachiopods from the type section of the Porkuni Stage (Porkuni quarry, northeastern Estonia). Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 61(4):227-241 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 152020: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 02.11.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Orthida - Draboviidae
? Drabovia minuta n. sp. Hints 2012
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Mendacella aerinensis n. sp. Hints 2012
 Orthida - Wangyuiidae
Sigmelasma peepi n. sp. Hints 2012