unit 1D, upper part (Silurian of Greenland)

Also known as GGU 82492-97; Locality 1 of Lane 1984

Where: Greenland (81.8° N, 61.3° W: paleocoordinates 2.9° N, 25.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Silurian (443.4 - 419.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified, calcareous shale

• platy limestones and calcareous shales

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.H. Allart, P.R. 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 188493: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 05.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

• smooth ostracods
unclassified
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Trilobita
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
"Encrinuridae" indet. Angelin 1854 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
"Cheiruridae" indet. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
? Coelospira sp. Hall 1863
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Holopeidae
Holopea sp. Hall 1847 snail
 Bellerophontida -
? Siluracmaea sp. Horný 1961 snail
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
? Liospira sp. Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
? Loxonema sp. Phillips 1841 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Kionoceratidae
Kionoceras sp. Hyatt 1884
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral