"alvar" SE of Tokenäs hamn (power-line 1) (Ordovician of Sweden)

Where: Sweden (57.3° N, 17.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.3° S, 8.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holen Formation, Kunda (468.1 - 463.5 Ma)

• Age and stratigraphy based on Nordlund 1989 (GFF 111:64-94) and Struresson 1986 (GFF 108:331-348).

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• variegated greyish green and red limestone, scattered grains of phosphorie

Size class: macrofossils

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 188295: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 27.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• brachiopod rich
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
"Megalaspis sp." = Megistaspis, "Megalaspis heros" = Megistaspis, Asaphus cf. raniceps
"Megalaspis sp." = Megistaspis Jaanusson 1956 trilobite
"Megalaspis heros" = Megistaspis trilobite
Asaphus cf. raniceps Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Asaphida - Nileidae