At Olea, at a part of the former quarry over 25 m (Cambrian of Denmark)

Where: Bornholm, Denmark (55.0° N, 14.9° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° S, 28.3° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Solenopleura brachymetopa trilobite zone, Andrarum Limestone Formation, Menevian (513.0 - 501.0 Ma)

• Solenopleura brachymetopa biozone; basal part of Forchhammeri stage

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, phosphatic, gray, calcareous limestone and lithified, black shale

• Berg-Madsen & Peel (1987): The limestone is compact and dark grey with a clay content of 25-30 wt. %. Phospatic parts occur, as do coarse crystalline calcite parts and veins.

•Berg-Madsen (1986): “… alternating grey limestone and black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: MGUH (Geological Museum, U. Copenhagen).

Primary reference: V. Berg-Madsen. 1986. Tuarangia from Bornholm (Denmark) and similarities in Baltoscandian and Australasian late Middle Cambrian faunas. Alcheringa 11(3/4):245-259 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50768: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.05.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Pieced together from multiple taxonomic papers; Øleå and Læså not distinguished: assume that they have the same taxa.
 Protoconodontida -
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
Linnarssonia sp. Walcott 1885
described in Bassett & Berg-Madsen post 1986
Acrotreta sp. Kutorga 1848
described in Bassett & Berg-Madsen post 1986
 Lingulida - Acrothelidae
Acrothele sp. Linnarsson 1876
described in Bassett & Berg-Madsen post 1986
 Paterinida - Paterinidae
Micromitra sp. Meek 1873
described in Bassett & Berg-Madsen post 1986
 Helcionellida - Helcionellidae
Protowenella flemingi Runnegar and Jell 1976
Runnegar & Jell 1976
 Helcionellida - Yochelcionellidae
Yochelcionella sp. Runnegar and Pojeta 1974
 Tuarangiida - Tuarangiidae
Tuarangia gravgaerdensis n. sp. Berg-Madsen 1986 clam
type locality
 Paraconodontida -