Osmussaar Island, Osmussar Member (Ordovician of Estonia)

Where: Laane, Estonia (59.3° N, 23.4° E: paleocoordinates 35.3° S, 3.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Osmussar Member, Aluoja (466.0 - 460.9 Ma)

• "B III gamma O", in Rubel (1961)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; glauconitic, sandy limestone and 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 191519: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 31.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Orthida - Orthidae