Krekling Farm, Øvre Eiker (Ordovician of Norway)

Where: Eiker-Sandsvær, Norway (59.7° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 35.8° S, 12.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Megistaspis limbata trilobite zone, Lysaker Member (Huk Formation), Dapingian (470.0 - 467.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: muddy limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Paleontologisk Museum, University of Oslo, Norway, (PMO)

Primary reference: O. A. Hoel and M. Høyberget. 2002. The Lower Ordovician trilobite Megistaspis (Rhinoferus) hyorrhina (Leuchtenberg, 1843) in Norway, with notes on its autecology. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 82:45-51 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191042: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 05.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Megistaspis (Rhinoferus) hyorrhina Leuchtenberg 1843 trilobite