Saka section, Bed E 24 (Ordovician of Estonia)

Where: Ida-Virumaa, Estonia (59.4° N, 27.2° E: paleocoordinates 36.5° S, 1.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Asaphus expansus trilobite zone, Voka Member (Sillaoru Formation), Kunda (468.1 - 463.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; dolomitic, ooidal, brown, gray, argillaceous limestone

• "Sillaoru Formation is a brownish grey dolomitized argillaceous oolite bed, the Voka Member being rich in iron ooliths.", in Rasmussen & Harper (2008)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: C. M. O. Rasmussen and D. A. T. Harper. 2008. Resolving early Mid-Ordovician (Kundan) bioevents in the East Baltic based on brachiopods. Geobios 41:533-542 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191327: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 23.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Billingsellida - Gonambonitidae
Gonambonites sp. Pander 1830
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Orthidae
Orthis callactis Dalman 1827
 Orthida - Lycophoriidae
Lycophoria sp. Lahusen 1885
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Pseudolingulidae
Pseudolingula sp. Mickwitz 1909