Pääsküla, Nömme, Tallin, Kahula Fm., Kegel Member (Ordovician of Estonia)

Also known as Paesküll

Where: Estonia (59.4° N, 24.6° E: paleocoordinates 32.9° S, 1.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kegel Member (Kahula Formation), Keila (460.9 - 455.8 Ma)

• lithostratigraphy is inferred from fig. 47 in Hints & Meidla (1997, in Raukas & Teedumäe [eds] 1997, Geology and Mineral Resources of Estonia, html version, http://sarv.gi.ee/geology)

•DII in old nomenclature.

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous limestone

• "North Estonian Confacies Belt at the northern flank of the Livonian Tongue" (Kröger & Isakar, 2006)
• informations on lithology are from Hints & Meidla (1997, in Raukas & Teedumäe [eds] 1997, Geology and Mineral Resources of Estonia, html version, http://sarv.gi.ee/geology)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: E. Koken and J. Perner. 1925. Die Gastropoden des baltischen Untersilurs 1-324 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155352: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 09.04.2014, edited by Björn Kröger

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
"Keilamena occidens" = Strophomena (Keilamena) occidens
"Keilamena occidens" = Strophomena (Keilamena) occidens Oraspold 1956
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Megalomphala crassiuscula Koken 1897 snail
"Bucaniella lateralis" = Kokenospira lateralis d'Eichwald 1860 snail