Ocieseki Sandstone Formation - Orlowski 1985: Atdabanian, Poland

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Trilobita
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771
Trilobita - Redlichiida - Holmiidae
Holmia kjerulf
Kjerulfia orcina
Schmidtiellus panowi
Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ellipsocephalidae
Ellipsocephalus sanctacrucensis
Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Atopidae
Atops granulatus n. sp.
Xiphosura - Aglaspida - Paleomeridae
Paleomerus makowskii
Gastropoda
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797
Hyolithida
Hyolithida indet. Mathew 1962
unclassified
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Cruziana sp. d'Orbigny 1842
Rusophycus sp. Hall 1852
see common names

Geography
Country:Poland
Coordinates: 51.0° North, 20.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:34.4° South, 108.8° East
Geographic resolution:basin
Time
Period:Cambrian Epoch:Early/Lower Cambrian
10 m.y. bin:Cambrian 2
*Period:Early/Lower Cambrian *Epoch:Middle Caerfai
*International age/stage:Late/Upper Tommotian - Atdabanian
Key time interval:Atdabanian Zone: Holmia - Protolenus
Age range of interval:520.00000 - 516.00000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Stratigraphy
Formation:Ocieseki Sandstone
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Stratigraphy comments: Was Tommotian-Atdabanian
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:gray lithified sandstone
Lithology description: gray and olive colored sandstone
Environment:marine indet.
Geology comments: Sandstones containing the fossils were deposited along the south-western margin of the Precambrian European platform.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some macrofossils
Collection methods:bulk,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Taxonomic list comments:Taxonomic list includes generic identification for trilobites, brachiopods, hyolithids, and gastropods which were found in the sequence, but not identified past phylum or class.
Metadata
Database number:7905
Authorizer:M. Patzkowsky Enterer:P. Borkow
Modifier:P. Wagner Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2000-06-06 13:25:46 Last modified:2010-05-21 22:49:57
Access level:the public Released:2000-06-06 13:25:46
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

511. S. Orlowski. 1985. A trilobite with North American affinity in the Lower Cambrian of Poland. Journal of Paleontology 59(4):975-978 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow/J. Alroy]