Pühalepa, Dagö-Kertel (Ordovician of Estonia)

Also known as Paope, Pühalep, Pyhalep

Where: Hiiumaa, Estonia (58.9° N, 23.0° E: paleocoordinates 33.5° S, 2.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Spinachitina cervicornis other zone, Kegel Shales Member (Kahula Formation), Keila (453.9 - 453.0 Ma)

• DII of old nomenclature

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous limestone

• "North Estonian Confacies Belt at the northern flank of the Livonian Tongue" (Kröger & Isakar, 2006)
• informations on lithology are from Hints & Meidla (1997, in Raukas & Teedumäe [eds] 1997, Geology and Mineral Resources of Estonia, html version, http://sarv.gi.ee/geology)

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: SPbGU = Geological-stratigraphical Museum of Sankt Petersburg State University

Primary reference: E. Koken. 1897. Die Gastropoden des baltischen Untersilurs. Bulletin de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Pétersburg 7(2):97-214 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 174300: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 09.11.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon contortus n. sp. d'Eichwald 1856 snail