Profilstranda, Chapmanopyge fauna, Ny Friesland (Ordovician of Norway)

Where: Spitsbergen, Norway (79.9° N, 17.7° E: paleocoordinates 79.8° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Chapmanopyge trilobite zone, Bassisletta Member (Kirtonryggen Formation), Tulean (485.4 - 471.8 Ma)

• "upper 34 m of base of Bassisletta member", in Fortey & Bruton, 2013

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; calcareous limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton. 2013. Lower Ordovician trilobites of the Kirtonryggen Formation, Spitsbergen. Fossils and Strata 59:1-116 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189836: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 19.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Telephinidae
Carolinites sp. Kobayashi 1940 trilobite
 Proetida - Bathyuridae
Petigurus groenlandicus Poulsen 1937 trilobite
Bolbocephalus gunnari Fortey and Bruton 2013 trilobite
Jeffersonia viator Fortey and Bruton 2013 trilobite
Licnocephala sp. Ross 1951 trilobite
Chapmanopyge cf. sp. Fortey and Bruton 2013 trilobite
Chapmanopyge (cf. Chapmanopyge) sanddoelaensis Adrain and Westrop 2005 trilobite
Punka latissima Fortey and Bruton 2013 trilobite
Bathyurellus diclementsae Fortey and Bruton 2013 trilobite
Uromystrum affine Poulsen 1937 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Phaseolops bobowensi Fortey and Bruton 2013 trilobite