Küttejõu (Ordovician of Estonia)

Also known as Küttejõu quarry

Where: Estonia (59.3° N, 27.0° E: paleocoordinates 31.3° S, 0.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Nemagraptus gracilis graptolite zone, Kiviõli Member (Viivikonna Formation), Kukruse (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• CII. = Kuckersche Schicht under old Schmidt schemes. The shale in this region should be the Kiviõla member of the Viivikonna formation. The oil shales come from the lower 5 meters of the formation (Saadre 2004).

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• oil shale seams

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: M. Isakar and J.O.R. Ebbestad. 2000. Bucania (Gastropoda) from the Ordovician of Estonia. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 74(1-2):51-68 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167579: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 24.03.2015, edited by Björn Kröger

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
Estoniops exilis2 Eichwald 1858 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
"Kiaeromena (Kiaeromena) estonensis" = Kiaeromena estonensis3
"Kiaeromena (Kiaeromena) estonensis" = Kiaeromena estonensis3 Bekker 1921
http://geokogud.info/search.php?taxon_1=1&taxon=Kiaeromena%20(Kiaeromena)%20estonensis¤tTable=specimen
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Actinomena orta3 Öpik 1930
"Septomena juvenilis" = Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis3 Öpik 1930
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Foveola ivari1 Holmer et al. 2017
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
"Schizolopha kuckersiana n. sp." = Lophospira kuckersiana4
"Schizolopha kuckersiana n. sp." = Lophospira kuckersiana4 Teichert 1932 snail
Worthenia Mickwitzi mut.
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Bucania czekanowskii Schmidt 1858 snail