North side of Furuberget, Furuberg Fm. (Ordovician of Norway)

Where: Norway (60.8° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 31.7° S, 9.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Furuberg Formation, Idavere (460.9 - 455.8 Ma)

• "Coelosphaeridium beds and slightly higher", in Nitecki & Spjeldnæs (1989)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone and limestone

• "in dense, thin (3-8 cm) layers of limestone which alternate with equally thin Iayers of siltstone and relatively thick shaly units", in Nitecki & Spjeldnæs (1989)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. H. Nitecki and N. Spjeldnæs. 1989. A new Ordovician tubular 'alga' from Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 69:95-102 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191091: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 09.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

Hoeegonites kringla
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Hoeegonites kringla Nitecki and Spjeldnæs 1989