Jägala, Mäeküla Member (Ordovician of Estonia)

Also known as Jägala juga

Where: Estonia (59.5° N, 25.2° E: paleocoordinates 39.9° S, 5.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Megalaspides (Megalaspides) dalecarlicus trilobite zone, Mäeküla Member (Leetse Formation), Billingen (478.6 - 471.8 Ma)

• "BI beta", in Rubel (1961)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; dolomitic, glauconitic limestone and glauconitic sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. Rubel. 1961. Brakhiopody nadsemejstv Orthacea, Dalmanellacea i Syntrophiacea iz nizhnego ordovika Pribaltiki [Lower Ordovician brachiopods of the superfamilies Orthacea, Dalmanellacea and Syntrophiacea of the Eastern Baltic]. Eesti NSV Teaduste Akadeemia Geoloogia Instituudi Uurimused 6:141-224 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191453: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 30.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Cybele sp. Lovén 1845 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Krattaspis sp. Opik 1937 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Megistaspis (Paramegistaspis) sp. Balashova 1976 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Paurorthidae
Paurorthis sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
 Orthida - Ranorthidae
Ranorthis parvula Lamansky 1905