Central Ny Friesland, Kirtonryggen Fm, middle part of Nordporten Mbr (Ordovician of Norway)

Where: Spitsbergen, Norway (79.0° N, 18.9° E: paleocoordinates 79.0° N, 18.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nordporten Member (Kirtonryggen Formation), Arenig (478.6 - 466.0 Ma)

• Middle part of member.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; limestone

• Massive monotonous limestones with partial dolomitization

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: R. A. Fortey and C. R. Barnes. 1977. Early Ordovician conodont and trilobite communities of Spitsbergen: influence on biogeography. Alcheringa 1(3):297-309 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 141549: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 28.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Conodontophorida -
 Belodellida - Belodellidae
Walliserodus sp. Serpagli 1967 conodont