83 JP 159 (Ordovician of Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

Where: Svalbard and Jan Mayen (78.5° N, 13.0° E: paleocoordinates 78.5° N, 13.0° E)

When: Limestone Member (Bulltinden Formation), Early/Lower Ordovician (485.4 - 470.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• 30-80 m thick and consists of sheared, dark limestones

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: H. A. Armstrong, H. A. Nakrem, and Y. Ohta. 1986. Ordovician conodonts from the Bulltinden Formation, Motalafjella, central-western Spitsbergen. Polar Research 4:17-23 [E. Jarochowska/E. Jarochowska]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186595: authorized by Emilia Jarochowska, entered by Sarah Haegele on 27.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Conodontophorida -
 Panderodontida - Panderodontidae
Panderodus "sp." Ethington 1959 conodont
 Ozarkodinida -
Periodon aculeatus Hadding 1913 conodont