unit 7, Kayser Bjerg (Silurian to of Greenland)

Also known as GGU 82679-716; locality 4 of Lane 1984

Where: Greenland (81.6° N, 58.6° W: paleocoordinates 1.6° N, 24.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wenlock to Wenlock (433.4 - 423.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified shale

• dark weathering platy limestones and shales, in places with limestone conglomerate and breccias [

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Allaart, Dawes in 1965-66

Primary reference: P. R. Dawes and J. S. Peel. 1984. Biostratigraphic reconnaissance in the Lower Palaeozoic of western North Greenland. Rapport, Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse 121:19-51 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188491: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 05.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus sp. Emmrich 1844 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae
Hedeina sp. Boucot 1957
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
in quotes
 Atrypida - Atrypinidae
? Gracianella sp. Johnson and Boucot 1967
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
"Atrypella sp." = Atrypoidea
"Atrypella sp." = Atrypoidea Mitchell and Dun 1920
 Orthida - Dicoelosiidae
"Dicaelosia sp." = Dicoelosia
"Dicaelosia sp." = Dicoelosia King 1850
 Graptoloida -
 Bireclinata - Monograptidae
Monograptus flemingii, "Monograptus spiralis" = Oktavites spiralis
"Monograptus spiralis" = Oktavites spiralis Geinitz 1842 graptoloid
 Bireclinata - Retiolitidae
Retiolites geinitzianus Barrande 1850 graptoloid