Paope (Ordovician of Estonia)

Also known as Locality V3; Hiiumaa Island; Dagö, Dago, Paopa

Where: Hiiu, Estonia (58.9° N, 22.4° E: paleocoordinates 29.4° S, 2.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kõrgessaare Formation, Vormsi (452.0 - 445.6 Ma)

• All Vormsian localities on Hiiumaa Island are within the Kõrgessaare Fm. (see fig. 55 in Raukas & Teedumäe [eds.] 1997, Geology and Mineral Resources of Estonia, html version,;

•The Vormsi Regional Stage is formerly known as the middle part of the "Lyckholm'sche Schicht" (Raukas & Teedumäe [eds.] 1997)

•"Lyckholm Limestone, F1", in Bassler

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

• "North Estonian Confacies Belt at the northern flank of the Livonian Tongue" (Kröger & Isakar, 2006)
• The Kõrgessaare Fm. is composed of "bioclastic limestones" (Raukas & Teedumäe [eds.] 1997, Geology and Mineral Resources of Estonia, html version,

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: B. Kröger and M. Isakar. 2006. Revision of annulated orthoceridan cephalopods of the Baltoscandic Ordovician. Fossil Record 9(1):137-163 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 87306: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Torsten Liebrecht on 14.03.2009, edited by Björn Kröger and Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
Toxochasmops (Toxochasmops) vormsiensis10 Rõõmusoks 1998 trilobite
 Orthocerida - Proteoceratidae
 Orthocerida - Dawsonoceratidae
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
 Trepostomata - Halloporidae
Diplotrypa petropolitana1 Nicholson 1879
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
"Thaerodonta convexa" = Plectodonta convexa12
"Thaerodonta convexa" = Plectodonta convexa12 Rõõmusoks 1981
 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae
Sampo hiiuensis7 Opik 1933
Sampo hiiuensis nasuta
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Similoleptaena paucirugata11 Roomusoks 1989
Bekkeromena vormsina11 Rõõmusoks 2004
 Orthida - Plaesiomyidae
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
Platystrophia saxbyensis8 Oraspold 1959
 Favositida - Favositidae
Palaeofavosites schmidti5 Sokolov 1951 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Halysitidae
Catenipora tapaensis6 Sokolov 1951 tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
Tryplasma antiqua9 Reiman 1958 horn coral
 Cystiphyllida - Palaeocyclidae
Rhabdocyclus aequispinatus2 Reiman 1954 horn coral
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
Streptelasma (Kenophyllum) siluricum3 Dybowski 1873 horn coral
"Brachyelasma hiumica" = Streptelasma hiumica9 Reiman 1958 horn coral
Rectigrewingkia anthelion4 Dybowski 1873 horn coral
Kenophyllum subcylindricum4 Kaljo 1961 horn coral
Streptelasma (Kenophyllum) subcylindricum
  - Codonophyllidae