Ocieseki Sandstone Formation - Orlowski 1985: Atdabanian, Poland

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
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 indet. Cuvier 1797
Hyolithida indet. Mathew 1962
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Cruziana sp. d'Orbigny 1842
Rusophycus sp. Hall 1852
see common names

Coordinates: 51.0° North, 20.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:34.4° South, 108.8° East
Geographic resolution:basin
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
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.
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.
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]