Midifjellet, Hecla Hoek Series (Cambrian of Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

Where: Svalbard and Jan Mayen (76.9° N, 16.0° E: paleocoordinates 76.9° N, 16.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Sofiekammen Formation (Hecla Hoek Group), Furongian (497.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• PJW: Sofiekammen is the Hecla Hoek group formation in the Furongian.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandy limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: H. Major and T. S. Winsnes. 1955. Cambrian and Ordovician fossils from Sørkapp Land, Spitsbergen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 106:1-63 [W. Foster/W. Foster/O. Alfaro]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 212582: authorized by William Foster, entered by William Foster on 16.08.2020

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Taxonomic list

 Agnostida - Weymouthiidae
Serrodiscus bellimarginatus Shaler and Foerste 1888
 Agnostida - Calodiscidae
 Redlichiida - Olenellidae
Olenellus sp. Hall 1861 trilobite
 Pelagiellida - Pelagiellidae
"Platyceras primaevum" = Pelagiella primaeva
"Platyceras primaevum" = Pelagiella primaeva Billings 1872
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
Hyolithes sp. d'Eichwald 1840
 Obolellida - Obolellidae
 Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae