Vestfossen Railway Station, Hagastrand bed 1- 3 (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)

• bed-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 190978: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 02.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Megalaspides nericiensis Wiman 1905 trilobite
Megistaspis (Ekeraspis) heroides Brøgger 1882 trilobite
Megistaspis (Paramegistaspis) planilimbata Angelin 1851 trilobite
Megistaspis (Paramegistaspis) planilimbata sp.
Niobe (Niobella) bohlini Tjernvik 1956 trilobite
Niobe (Proxiniobe) longicauda Hoel 1999 trilobite
Gog sp. Fortey 1975 trilobite
 Asaphida - Alsataspididae
Falanaspis aliena Tjernvik 1956 trilobite