Where: Norway (78.9° N, 18.0° E: paleocoordinates 16.0° N, 32.6° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Profilbekken Member (Valhallfonna Formation), Llanvirn (466.0 - 460.9 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Profilbekken Mbr within the Valhallfonna Formation. AGE: Associated fauna indicates that the member belongs within the Whiterock stage of N. America, correlating approximately with the Kundan stage of the Baltic region, and early Llanvirn of the British successions. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: 32 m above the base of the Profilbekken Member in its type section.
• member-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic, shelly/skeletal, brown, calcareous, cherty/siliceous limestone
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: permineralized, original phosphate, replaced with silica
Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Presumably collected by Fortey and Brunton. REPOSITORY: Sedgewick Museum, Cambridge U.K.).
Primary reference: N. J. Morris and R. A. Fortey. 1976. The significance of Tironucula gen. nov. to the study of bivalve evolution. Journal of Paleontology 50(4):701-709 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 67174: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.11.2006
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