Bergevika, Helgöya (Ordovician to of Norway)

Also known as Reef 1400

Where: Norway (60.8° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 30.9° S, 9.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Bergevika Member (Mjøsa Limestone Formation), Soudleyan to Soudleyan (457.5 - 452.0 Ma)

• PJW: Originally spelled "Mjösa."

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: T. L. Harland. 1981. Middle Ordovician reefs of Norway. Lethaia 14:169-188 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/A. Clement]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34844: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 07.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Girvanella
  -
Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Anthozoa
 Lichenariida - Lyoporidae
Eofletcheria sp. Bassler 1950 tabulate coral
Lyopora sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Halysitidae
? Catenipora sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Stauriidae
Palaeophyllum sp. Billings 1858 horn coral
Stromatoporoidea
 Stromatoporoidea -
 Labechiida - Rosenellidae
 Labechiida - Labechiidae
Labechia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851
Ulvophyceae
  -
Vermiporella sp. Stolley 1893
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
Dimorphosiphon
  - Dimorphosiphonaceae