Stensiofjellet, concretion level (Triassic of Norway)

Where: Svalbard, Norway (78.3° N, 17.8° E: paleocoordinates 41.8° N, 9.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Lusitaniadalen Member (Vikingh√łgda Formation), Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• tardus Zone, Fish Niveau (collected from single concretion)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, concretionary shale

• "Moderately deep shelf environment"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collected by W. Weitschat

• Repository: Natural History Museum (NHM) in Oslo (originally at University of Hamburg)

Primary reference: V. Piazza, O. Hammer, and R. Jattiot. 2017. New late Smithian (Early Triassic) ammonoids from the Lusitaniadalen Member, Vikingh√łgda Formation. Norwegian Journal of Geology 97:105-117 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189037: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Xenoceltitidae
Xenoceltites subevolutus Spath 1930 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Arctoceratidae
Arctoceras erebori n. sp. Piazza 2017 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Prionitidae
Prionitidae indet. Hyatt 1900 ceratite
Arctoprionites nodosus Frebold 1930 ceratite
Arctoprionites resseri Mathews 1929 ceratite
Wasatchites spp. Mathews 1929 ceratite
Wasatchites tridentinus Spath 1934 ceratite
Wasatchites cf. distractus Waagen 1895 ceratite
Anasibirites kingianus Waagen 1895 ceratite