collection 8 (Ordovician of Norway)

Where: Naersnes, Norway (59.8° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 34.5° S, 11.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Acerocare trilobite zone, Ordovician (485.4 - 443.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified, black shale

• black shale with 4 horizons represented by limestone concretions containing abundant trilobites

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: Trilobites, graptolites and conodonts; collected in the Nærsnes section,Oslo Region, Norway collection 8, 3.6m from the base of the formation

Primary reference: D. L. Brunton, L. Koch, and J.E. Repetski. 1988. The Nærsnes section, Oslo Region, Norway: trilobite, graptolite and conodont fossils reviewed. Geological Magazine 125(4):451-455 [M. Hopkins/S. Mahmood/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156952: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Shaun Mahmood on 02.06.2014

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Taxonomic list

• Official collection numbers were not provided in text
 Graptoloidea - Anisograptidae
"Dictyonema sociale" = Rhabdinopora flabelliformis socialis
"Dictyonema sociale" = Rhabdinopora flabelliformis socialis Salter 1858 graptolite