unit 12A, Nyeboe (Silurian to of Greenland)

Also known as GGU 82109-29; Locality 6 of Lane 1984

Where: Greenland (81.5° N, 57.6° W: paleocoordinates 3.7° N, 26.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Llandovery to Llandovery (443.4 - 427.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray limestone

• pale weathering, grey limestones, variously mottled, veined and in place brecciated

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 188529: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 06.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

• Also contains crinoids, orthocone nautiloids, stromatoporoids, stropheodontids, dubarids, atrypacean, and pentamerid brachiopods
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Chiozoon sp. Lane 1972 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Pentameridae
? Harpidium sp. Kirk 1925
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Megalomphala sp. Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Kionoceratidae
Kionoceras sp. Hyatt 1884
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral