unite 6D, Kayser Bjerg (Silurian of Greenland)

Also known as GGU 82632-78; primary locality of Lane 1984

Where: Greenland (81.6° N, 58.8° W: paleocoordinates 2.2° N, 24.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wenlock (433.4 - 427.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks and lithified lime mudstone

• light weathering, rather massive and thick-bedded limestones, containing both biostromal and biohermal intervals, and near the top, lime mudstones

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Allaart, Dawes in 1965-66

Primary reference: P. D. Lane. 1984. Silurian trilobites from Hall Land and Nyeboe Land, western Greenland. Rapport, Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse 121:53-75 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188490: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 05.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Kosovopeltis allaarti n. sp., "Opsypharus sp." = Failleana, Ligiscus sp.
Kosovopeltis allaarti n. sp. Lane 1984 trilobite
"Opsypharus sp." = Failleana Chatterton and Ludvigson 1976 trilobite
Ligiscus sp. Lane and Owens 1982 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus (? Fragiscutum) sp. Emmrich 1844 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Contracheirurus errator n. sp. Lane 1984 trilobite
Sphaerexochus dimorphus Whittington and Evitt 1953 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Calymene sp. Brongniart 1822 trilobite
 Harpida - Harpetidae
Scotoharpes sp. Lamont 1948 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Proetus sp. Steininger 1831 trilobite
Proetus simus n. sp. Lane 1984 trilobite
Hedstroemia sp. Pribyl and Vanek 1978 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
""Ceratarginae" indet." = Trochurinae, Dicranogmus aff. skinneri, Nonix sauroter n. sp.
""Ceratarginae" indet." = Trochurinae Phleger 1936 trilobite
Dicranogmus aff. skinneri Perry and Chatterton 1977 trilobite
Nonix sauroter n. sp. Lane 1984 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena rhomboidalis Wahlenberg 1818
species name in quotes
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
name in quotes
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
"Atrypella phoca" = Atrypoidea
"Atrypella phoca" = Atrypoidea
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Platyostoma sp." = Platyceras (Platyostoma)
"Platyostoma sp." = Platyceras (Platyostoma) Conrad 1842 snail
Syringophyllum
  -
Syringophyllum sp. Edwards and Haime 1850
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Rugosa - Chonophyllidae
? Ketophyllum sp. Wedekind 1927 horn coral