unit 10A, Kap Tyson (Silurian of Greenland)

Also known as GGU 82572-82640; Locality 3 of Lane 1984

Where: Greenland (81.3° N, 61.7° W: paleocoordinates 4.7° N, 28.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Llandovery (443.4 - 433.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks

• biostromal limestones

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 188527: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 06.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

• Other taxa include rugose corals, smooth pentameroid, rhynchonellid, stromatoporoidss, rostrospiroids, and other tabulate corals
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinuridae indet. Angelin 1854 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Anomphalidae
"Grantlandispira sp." = Pycnotrochus, Pycnomphalus sp.
"Grantlandispira sp." = Pycnotrochus Perner 1903 snail
Pycnomphalus sp. Lindström 1884 snail
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Proporidae
? Propora sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 tabulate coral