Saku Quarry (Ordovician of Estonia)

Also known as Sack

Where: Estonia (59.3° N, 24.6° E: paleocoordinates 31.6° S, 1.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Oandu (457.5 - 452.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. Opik. 1934. Über Klitamboniten. Publications of the Geological Institution of the University of Tartu 39:1-240 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 166062: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 03.02.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Rhombifera - Hemicosmitidae
Strophomenata
 Billingsellida - Clitambonitidae
Vellamo oandoensis4 Opik 1934
Ilmarinia dimorpha Opik 1934
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Holtedahlina sakuensis2 Oraspold 1956
"Leptaena luhi" = Sakunites luhi2 Sokolskaya 1954
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Anazygidae
Zygospira gutta2 Oraspold 1956
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
Rostricellula nobilis3 Oraspold 1956
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
Rhynchotrema nobilis2 Oraspold 1956
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
Platystrophia dentata2 Pander 1830
Platystrophia dentata triata