Haget trilobites, 1.4 m above Blodläget bed (Ordovician of Sweden)

Where: Sweden (57.3° N, 17.0° E: paleocoordinates 39.5° S, 9.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Asaphus lepidurus trilobite zone, Lanna Formation, Volkhov (471.8 - 468.1 Ma)

• Meterage from "Blodläget" marker bed. Age and stratigraphy based on Nordlund 1989 (GFF 111:64-94) and Struresson 1986 (GFF 108:331-348).

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• grey limestone containing little to no glauconite

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1947

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: B. Bohlin. 1949. The Asaphus Limestone in northernmost Öland. Bulletin of the Geological Institution of the University of Uppsala 33:529-570 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188265: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 27.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Asaphida - Asaphidae
"Megalaspis hyorrhina" = Megistaspis, Ptychopyge cf. angustifrons, "Asaphus cf. lepidurus" = Asaphus (Asaphus) lepidurus
"Megalaspis hyorrhina" = Megistaspis trilobite
"Asaphus cf. lepidurus" = Asaphus (Asaphus) lepidurus Nieszkowski 1859 trilobite