unit 13E (Silurian of Greenland)

Also known as GGU 82211-311 (Locality 5 of Lane 1984)

Where: Greenland (81.4° N, 55.5° W: paleocoordinates 4.5° N, 27.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Llandovery (443.4 - 433.4 Ma)

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

• dark-colored, thin-bedded, highly fossiliferous, bituminous limestone and calcareous shale with some limestone conglomerate and pale limestone beds

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 188528: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 06.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

• Also includes rugose corals, rhynchonellids, stropheodeontids, bryozoans
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Styginidae indet. Vogdes 1890 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Bumastus sp. Murchison 1839 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinuridae indet. Angelin 1854 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena rhomboidalis Wahlenberg 1818
name in quotes
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
? Coelospira sp. Hall 1863
 Atrypida - Atrypinidae
Gracianella sp. Johnson and Boucot 1967
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Dolerorthis flabellites Foerste 1889
name in quotes
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Aulopora sp. Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae
Heliolites sp. Dana 1846 tabulate coral