Furuberget, Cyclocrinus beds (Ordovician of Norway)

Also known as Furuberg

Where: Norway (60.8° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 31.1° S, 9.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Furuberget Formation, Sandbian (458.4 - 453.0 Ma)

• "Cyclocrinus beds, Furuberg Fm", in Nikolaisen (1983)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray shale and limestone

• the base of the Furuberget Formation is in a gradational sequence from the grey shales of the underlying Hovinsholm Formation to green/grey shales with limestones

•and calcareous siltstones.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: F. Nikolaisen. 1983. The Middle Ordovician of the Oslo Region, Norway, 32. Trilobites of the family Remopleurididae. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 62:231-329 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 166854: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 02.03.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Pseudobasilicus sp.1 Reed 1930 trilobite
Pseudobasilicus cf. kegelensis1 Schmidt 1898 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Remopleurides sp. Portlock 1843 trilobite
 Lichida - Odontopleuridae
Apianurus abietinus2 Bruton 1965 trilobite
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
Ctenodonta nuda3 Soot-Ryen and Soot-Ryen 1960 clam
 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae
"Leangella hamari" = Leangella (Leangella) hamari4
"Leangella hamari" = Leangella (Leangella) hamari4 Spjeldnaes 1957
 Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae
Mjoesina mjoesensis4 Holtedahl 1916
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Strophomena keilhaui4 Holtedahl 1916