Suhkrumägi. Asaphus eichwaldi beds (Ordovician of Estonia)

Where: Estonia (59.4° N, 24.7° E: paleocoordinates 36.5° S, 2.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Asaphus sulevi - Megistaspis gigas trilobite zone, Loobu Formation, Kunda (468.1 - 463.5 Ma)

• Asaphus eichwaldi beds = Asaphus sulevi beds.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• limestone with discontinuity surfaces, micritic (aphanitic) limestone
• glauconitic sand, limestone with discontinuity surfaces, micritic (aphanitic) limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: L. R. M. Cocks and J. -Y. Rong. 1989. Classification and review of the brachiopod superfamily Plectambonitacea. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology 45:77-163 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186395: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Strophomenida - Plectambonitidae
Ingria expressa Öpik 1932