Bjerkøy, Transitional beds (Ordovician to of Norway)

Also known as Bjerkøya

Where: Asker, Norway (59.8° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 32.6° S, 10.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Vollen & Elnes Formation, Uhaku to Uhaku (466.0 - 449.5 Ma)

• "Transitional beds Ampyx Limestone 4aβ und Lower Chasmops Shale 4bα", in Nikolaisen (1961)= Vollen Fm. & Elnes Fm.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: F. Nikolaisen. 1961. The Middle Ordovician of the Oslo Region, Norway 7. Trilobites of the suborder Cheirurina. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 41:279-310 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191103: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 10.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Hemisphaerocoryphe sphaericus Esmark 1833 trilobite