Profilstranda, L. platypyga fauna, Ny Friesland (Ordovician of Norway)

Where: Spitsbergen, Norway (79.9° N, 17.7° E: paleocoordinates 79.8° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lachnostoma platypyga trilobite zone, Nordporten Member (Kirtonryggen Formation), Blackhillsian (478.6 - 471.8 Ma)

• "from 200 - 220 m of Nordporten member", in Fortey & Bruton, 2013

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; calcareous limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton. 2013. Lower Ordovician trilobites of the Kirtonryggen Formation, Spitsbergen. Fossils and Strata 59:1-116 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189839: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 19.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Ptychopariida - Shumardiidae
Conophrys sp. Callaway 1877 trilobite
 Proetida - Dimeropygidae
Ischyrotoma sp. Raymond 1925 trilobite
 Proetida - Bathyuridae
Benthamaspis conica Fortey 1979 trilobite
Benthamaspis gibberula Billings 1865 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Lachnostoma platypyga Fortey and Bruton 2013 trilobite
Stenorhachis sp. Hintze and Jaanusson 1956 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Eorobergia sp. Cooper 1953 trilobite