Steinvika, Langesund, Steinvika Fm. (Ordovician of Norway)

Where: Skien - Langesund, Norway (59.0° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 33.4° S, 10.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Steinvika Formation, Keila (460.9 - 455.8 Ma)

• "Encrinite Limestone", in Bockelie (1979)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. F. Bockelie. 1981. Functional morphology and evolution of the cystoid Echinosphaerites. Lethaia 14:189-202 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163474: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 28.10.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Caryocystitidacea - Echinosphaeritidae
Echinosphaerites aurantium Gyllenhaal 1772
Echinosphaerites aurantium aurantium
 Rhombifera - Hemicosmitidae
Hemicosmites papaveris Bockelie 1979
Hemicosmites variabilis Bockelie 1979