Vestfossen Railway Station (Ordovician to of Norway)

Where: Eiker-Sandsvær, Norway (59.7° N, 9.9° E: paleocoordinates 36.9° S, 14.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Megistaspis (Paramegistaspis) planilimbata trilobite zone, Hagastrand Member (Tøyen Formation), Tremadocian to Tremadocian (485.4 - 470.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone and shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: O. A. Hoel. 1999. Trilobites of the Hagastrand Member (Tøyen Formation, lowermost Arenig) from tbe Oslo Region, Norway, Part Il : Remaining non-asaphid groups. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 79:259-280 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190917: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 21.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Arthrorhachis elliptifrons Tjernvik 1956 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Robergiella tjernviki Hoel 1999 trilobite
 Asaphida - Nileidae
Nileus orbiculatus Tjernvik 1956 trilobite