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Ophiuroidea, Campanian, Bastad, Sweden (Cretaceous of Sweden)

Where: Sweden (56.4° N, 12.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.7° N, 13.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian (84.9 - 70.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; poorly lithified, shelly/skeletal packstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: replaced with calcite

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: H. W. Rasmussen. 1951. Cretaceous Ophiuroidea from Germany, Sweden, Spain and New Jersey. Saertryk af Meddelelser fra Dansk Geologisk Forening 12:48-56 [L. Villier/J. Millet] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 59071: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Julien Millet on 09.03.2006

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