Turjekeldri outcrop, Upper Ülgase Fm. (Cambrian of Estonia)

Also known as Turjekelder

Where: Harju, Estonia (59.5° N, 25.5° E: paleocoordinates 47.4° S, 22.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Parabolina spinulosa trilobite zone, Ülgase Formation, Cambrian (541.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• PJW: upper part of formation is Parabolina spinulosa zone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; quartzose, gray, yellow sandstone and siltstone

• "Ülgase Formation is dominated by light coloured, yellow or grey, quartzose, silty sands and silt..", in Holmer & Popov (1990)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: L. E. Holmer and L. E. Popov. 1990. The acrotretacean brachiopod Ceratreta tanneri (Metzger) from the Upper Cambrian of Baltoscandia. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar 112(3):249-263 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191178: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 13.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

Lingulata
 Acrotretida - Ceratretidae
Ceratreta tanneri Metzger 1922
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Ungula inornata Mickwitz 1896
Oepikites fragilis Popov and Khazanovitch 1984