Where: Sweden (58.6° N, 13.8° E: paleocoordinates 42.0° S, 26.9° W)
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Schmidtiellus mickwitzi or Holmia inusitata zone, Mickwitzia Sandstone Formation, Atdabanian (520.0 - 516.0 Ma)
• The formation reaches a thickness of about 10m.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: shoreface; lithified sandstone and claystone
Preservation: cast, trace
Collection methods: The material studied is from collections in the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm (SMNH); the Geological Survey of Sweden, Uppsala; the Department of Historical Geology and Paleontology, University of Lund; the private collecitons of Jan Johansson, Skillersta and Karlsson, Hjalmsater, and Jensen's own field work. Since the individual specimen counts for the previosuly listed collections are not given, the collections are grouped according to locality.
Primary reference: S. Jensen. 1990. Predation by early Cambrian trilobites on infaunal worms - evidence from the Swedish Mickwitzia Sandstone. Lethaia 23(1):29-42 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 9880: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Phil Borkow on 29.01.2001
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