Haget trilobites, around 1.6 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, glauconitic limestone

• grey limestone rich in 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 188266: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 27.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
"Megalaspis acuticauda" = Megistaspis (Megistaspidella) acuticauda Angelin 1854 trilobite
Asaphus sp. Brongniart 1822 trilobite