Saka section, Bed E 31 (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 raniceps trilobite zone, Loobu Formation, Kunda (468.1 - 463.5 Ma)

• about 60–70 cm into the A. raniceps Trilobite Zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; coarse-grained, dolomitic, gray packstone

• "The succeeding Loobu Formation is a grey dolomitized medium- to thick bedded coarse-grained, skeletal packstone, rich in cephalopods.", 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 191333: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 23.01.2018, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Billingsellida - Gonambonitidae
Gonambonites sp. Pander 1830
 Strophomenida - Taffiidae
Ukoa ornata Öpik 1932
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Orthidae
 Orthida - Lycophoriidae
Lycophoria sp. Lahusen 1885
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Pseudolingulidae
Pseudolingula sp. Mickwitz 1909