Reinu Quarry (Silurian of Estonia)

Where: Estonia (59.1° N, 24.7° E: paleocoordinates 24.3° S, 1.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Distomodus kentuckyensis conodont zone, Varbola Formation, Juuru (443.4 - 439.0 Ma)

• Formation spans Akidograptus ascensus - Parakidograptus acuminatus graptolite zones. Overlies Saldus formation. Underlies Tamsalu formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: nodular, argillaceous packstone and shelly/skeletal limestone

• slightly argillaceous, nodular packstones containing lenses of bioclastic limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. F. Wright and U. Toom. 2017. New crinoids from the Baltic region (Estonia): fossil tip-dating phylogenetics constrains the origin and Ordovician–Silurian diversification of the Flexibilia (Echinodermata). Palaeontology 60(6) [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188424: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 31.08.2017, edited by Selina Cole

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Taxonomic list

Crinoidea
 Taxocrinida - Paerticrinidae
Paerticrinus arvosus n. gen. n. sp.
Paerticrinus arvosus n. gen. n. sp. Wright and Toom 2017 Sea lily
 Cyathocrinida - Euspirocrinidae
Euspirocrinus hintsae n. gen. n. sp.
Euspirocrinus hintsae n. gen. n. sp. Ausich et al. 2019 Sea lily
 Dendrocrinida - Dendrocrinidae
Rozhnovicrinus isakarae Ausich et al. 2019 Sea lily