Amdrup Land G337 (Permian of Greenland)

Where: Greenland (80.6° N, 15.9° W: paleocoordinates 31.5° N, 14.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Marine Group, Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• Local "Athyris" amdrupi brachiopod zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, shelly/skeletal, gray, calcareous sandstone

• Light grey, calciferous sandstone (weathering yellowish grey, in some cases with rust-brown blotches) which contains a rich fauna including brachiopods, gastropods, bryozoans and elasmobranchs with durophagous dentition.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: S. E. Bendix-Almgreen. 1975. Fossil fishes from the marine late Palaeozoic of Holm Land-Amdrup Land, north-east Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 195(9):1-38 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90246: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.07.2009

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae
"Cladodus" sp. Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Helodontiformes - Helodontidae
"Helodus" sp. Agassiz 1838 chimaera