Spitham (Ordovician of Estonia)

Also known as Spithami; Cape Põõsaspea;

Where: Lääne, Estonia (59.2° N, 23.5° E: paleocoordinates 31.8° S, 1.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oandu (457.5 - 452.0 Ma)

• "stage D3", in Bockelie (1979)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. F. Bockelie. 1979. Taxonomy, Functional Morphology and Palaeoecology of the Ordovician Cystoid Family Hemicosmitidae. Palaeontology 22(2):363-406 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 168957: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 04.05.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Rhombifera - Hemicosmitidae
Hemicosmites extraneus Eichwald 1840