boulder erratic, Newmann Bugt (Silurian of Greenland)

Where: Greenland (81.7° N, 59.5° W: paleocoordinates 0.3° S, 21.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: "Polaris Harbour" Formation, Pridoli (423.0 - 419.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous sandstone

• erratic boulder of calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Lauge Koch in 1922

Primary reference: P. D. Lane, P. R. Dawes, and J. S. Peel. 1980. A new Silurian Hemiarges (Trilobita) from North Greenland and the question of the Polaris Harbour Formation. Rapport Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse 101:45-53 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188489: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 05.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Lichida - Lichidae
"Hemiarges ethnikos n. sp." = Richterarges ethnikos
"Hemiarges ethnikos n. sp." = Richterarges ethnikos Lane et al. 1980 trilobite