Viklau (Silurian of Sweden)

Also known as Vicklau

Where: Gotland, Sweden (57.5° N, 18.5° E: paleocoordinates 16.5° S, 2.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: A Member (Klinteberg Formation), Gleedonian (425.4 - 427.4 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Riksmuseet

Primary reference: J. S. Peel. 1991. Salpingostomatiform and related bellerophontacean gastropods from Greenland and the Baltic region. Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Bulletin 161:67-116 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 70376: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.03.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Megalomphala marjorae n. sp. Peel 1991 snail