E55 bed 60 cm (Ordovician of Sweden)

Where: Skane, Sweden (55.7° N, 13.3° E: paleocoordinates 36.9° S, 8.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Diplograptus foliaceus graptolite zone, Shale Member (Sularp Formation), Idavere (460.9 - 455.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; poorly lithified, micaceous, pyritic, gray, cherty/siliceous shale

• Listed as Deep shelf, possibly deeper than 5
• Dark, gray, hard siliceous shale, rich in mica and pyrite, interbedded with light yellow metabentonites

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. O. R. Ebbestad, A. E. S. Högström, and Frisk. 2013. Gastropods and tergomyans from the Upper Ordovician (Viru–Harju) of the Fågelsång area, Scania, southern Sweden. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11(3):295-336 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137014: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 09.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Euomphalina - Lesueurillidae
"Pararaphistoma (Pararaphistoma) schmidti" = Pararaphistoma schmidti
"Pararaphistoma (Pararaphistoma) schmidti" = Pararaphistoma schmidti Koken 1889 snail
 Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae
? Cyrtodiscus evolvens Perner 1903 snail