Paramaja cliff, Paramaja Member (Silurian of Estonia)

Where: Saare, Estonia (58.6° N, 22.9° E: paleocoordinates 16.2° S, 1.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Paramaja Member (Jaani Formation), Jaani (428.2 - 426.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: gray, blue, argillaceous marl and nodular, argillaceous limestone

• bluish-grey calcitic marlstone with argrillaceous marlstone interlayers, with scarce argrillaceous limestone nodules

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. Männil. 1990. Locality 5:3 Paramaja Cliff. In D. Kaljo & H. Nestor (ed.), Field Meeting Estonia 1990, Excursion Guidebook 160-161 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 195595: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 14.08.2018

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
"Calymene blumenbachi" = Calymene blumenbachii
"Calymene blumenbachi" = Calymene blumenbachii Brongniart 1822 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Proetus concinnus trilobite
Proetus concinnus osiliensis
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Bairdiocyprididae
 Palaeocopida -
 Palaeocopida - Beyrichiidae
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
"Megastrophia (Protomegastrophia) semiglobosa" = Protomegastrophia semiglobosa
"Megastrophia (Protomegastrophia) semiglobosa" = Protomegastrophia semiglobosa Davidson 1871
 Strophomenida - Strophonellidae
"Strophonella euglypha" = Strophoprion euglypha
"Strophonella euglypha" = Strophoprion euglypha Dalman 1828
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
 Rhynchonellida - Hebetoechiidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Dalejina hybrida Sowerby 1839
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
"Dolelrorthis rustica" = Dolerorthis
"Dolelrorthis rustica" = Dolerorthis
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Poleumita discors Sowerby 1814 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Platyceras (Platyostoma) cornutum" = Platyostoma cornutum
"Platyceras (Platyostoma) cornutum" = Platyostoma cornutum Hisinger 1837 snail
 Euomphalina - Oriostomatidae
"Poleumita sculptum" = Oriostoma globosum sculptum
"Poleumita sculptum" = Oriostoma globosum sculptum de Sowerby and Murchison 1839 snail
Crinoidea
 Encrinida - Encrinidae
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites desolatus Klaamann 1961 tabulate coral
Favosites gothlandicus Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Theciidae
Thecia podolica tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae
Heliolites decipiens tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
 Stauriida - Lykophyllidae