unit 4A, central Nyeboe (Silurian to of Greenland)

Also known as GGU 83408-10; Locality 2 of Lane 1984

Where: Greenland (81.7° N, 57.4° W: paleocoordinates 3.9° N, 26.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Llandovery to Llandovery (443.4 - 427.4 Ma)

• Jin et al. (2009) note that Llandovery trilobites from this section come from the Djævlekløften formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, black, gray shale and lithified, nodular limestone

• black and dark grey shales with some laminated mudstone and grey siltstone, in which several thin beds of fossiliferous limestone--in places nodular--and limestone conglomerate occur

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 188494: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 05.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
  - Scutelluidae
Opoa adamsi trilobite