Köping parish trilobites (Ordovician of Sweden)

Where: Sweden (56.9° N, 16.7° E: paleocoordinates 38.7° S, 8.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• 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, glauconitic limestone

• grey glauconitic-bearing limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float),

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 188300: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 27.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
"Megalaspis acuticuada" = Megistaspis, Ptychopyge cf. angustifrons
"Megalaspis acuticuada" = Megistaspis trilobite
 Asaphida - Nileidae
Symphysurus palpebrosus Barrande 1852 trilobite