Stirnas-18, 899.2 - 899.0 m, Edole Member (Ordovician of Estonia)

Where: Estonia (55.9° N, 21.6° E: paleocoordinates 30.3° S, 1.3° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Edole Member (Kuldiga Formation), Porkuni (445.6 - 443.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: dolomitic, brown, gray, argillaceous marl

• Greenish-grey massive dolomitic marlstone with a faint purple and greyish-brown tinge and spots in the lower part of the interval. Recrystallized bioclasts and horizontal burrows (diameter about 1 mm) occur.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: core

Primary reference: L. Hints. 1975. Ordovician brachiopods Enteletacea of the east baltic area. Eesti NSV Teaduste Akadeemia Geoloogia Institut 1-119 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 161297: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 04.09.2014, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Mucronaspis sp.2 Destombes 1963 trilobite
Mucronaspis mucronata2 Brongniart 1822 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Hadromeros sp.2 Lane 1971 trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Brongniartella sp.2 Reed 1918 trilobite
 Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae
"Coolinia sp." = Fardenia (Coolinia)1
"Coolinia sp." = Fardenia (Coolinia)1 Bancroft 1949
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
Eostropheodonta hirnantensis1 M'Coy 1851
Eostropheodonta hirnantensis hirnantensis
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae