Profilstranda, Petigurus nero 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: Petigurus nero trilobite zone, Nordporten Member (Kirtonryggen Formation), Blackhillsian (478.6 - 471.8 Ma)

• "from 130 - 200 m of Nordporten 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 189838: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 19.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Dimeropygidae
Ischyrotoma sp. Raymond 1925 trilobite
 Proetida - Bathyuridae
Petigurus nero Billings 1865 trilobite
Catochia hinlopensis Fortey and Bruton 2013 trilobite
Catochia ornata Fortey 1979 trilobite
Bolbocephalus stclairi Cullison 1944 trilobite
Bolbocephalus convexus Billings 1865 trilobite
Jeffersonia timon Billings 1865 trilobite
Benthamaspis conica Fortey 1979 trilobite
Benthamaspis gibberula Billings 1865 trilobite
Grinnellaspis newfoundlandensis Boyce 1989 trilobite
Punka flabelliformis Fortey 1979 trilobite
Bathyurellus abruptus Billings 1865 trilobite
Uromystrum drepanon Fortey and Bruton 2013 trilobite
Uromystrum (aff. Uromystrum) affine Poulsen 1937 trilobite