Stawy section, near Lagow (Ordovician of Poland)

Also known as Was: Hirnantian fauna, Holycross Mountains, Poland

Where: Poland (51.0° N, 21.0° E: paleocoordinates 56.4° S, 73.2° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Zalesia Formation, Hirnantian (445.2 - 443.4 Ma)

• Probably Zalesia formation based on more recent work. (PJW)

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified, calcareous siltstone

• Calcareous siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: J. T. Temple. 1965. Upper Ordovician-Brachiopods from Poland and Britain. Acta Paleontologica Polonica 10:379-450 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/A. Clement]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2760: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 17.07.1999, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

• Several systematic articles on brachiopods and trilobites.
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Phillipsinella sp. Novak 1885 trilobite
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Leonaspis sp. Richter and Richter 1917 trilobite
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Arthrorhachis sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Oedicybele sp. Whittington 1938 trilobite
Staurocephalus sp. Barrande 1846 trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Brongniartella sp. Reed 1918 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Raphiophorus sp. Angelin 1854 trilobite
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
 Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae
Paromalomena sp., "? Platymena polonica" = Paromalomena macmahoni
Paromalomena sp. Rong 1984
"? Platymena polonica" = Paromalomena macmahoni Reed 1915
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
"Plectothyrella platystrophoides n. sp." = Plectothyrella crassicosta
"Plectothyrella platystrophoides n. sp." = Plectothyrella crassicosta Dalman 1828
 Orthida - Draboviidae
Hirnantia sagittifera, Kinnella sp., "? Hirnantia kielanae n. sp." = Kinnella medlicotti
Kinnella sp. Bergström 1968
"? Hirnantia kielanae n. sp." = Kinnella medlicotti Reed 1915
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea radiata Troedsson 1918
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Lingulella sp. Salter 1866
 Craniida - Craniidae
? Philhedra stawyensis n. sp. Temple 1965
originally entered as "Philhedra? sp."