Swietokrzyskie Mnt, lower part Ocieseki Sandstone Fm, Holmia-Schmidtiellus zone (Cambrian of Poland)

Where: Poland (50.9° N, 20.9° E: paleocoordinates 35.1° S, 108.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holmia-Schmidtiellus zone, Ocieseki Sandstone Formation, Botomian (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; sandstone and siltstone

• Finegrained, thin to medium-badded, hard sandstones, with silstone and occasional shale intercalations. The thickness of this formation is greatest in the central part of area, where it goes up to the lowermost Middle Cambrian, and is estimated at 1200 m
• hard sandstones, with silstone and occasional shale intercalations

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: trace

Primary reference: S. Ortowski. 1989. Trace fossils in the Lower Cambrian sequence in the Swietokrzyskie Mountains, Central Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 34(3):13-20 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153009: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Elingua convexa
Elingua convexa Orlowski 1989
Multilamella spatiosa
Multilamella spatiosa Ortowski 1989
 Ichnofossils -