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Dolzanova Soteska (Permian of Slovenia)

Where: Slovenia (46.4° N, 14.3° E: paleocoordinates 10.1° S, 24.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Asselian (298.9 - 295.0 Ma)

• Listed as Trogkofel Formation, but "Trogkofel" at Dolzanova Soteska is not the same as the type locality. Renamed Dolzanova Soteska Fm and Born Fm by Forke (2002) and assigned to Asselian based on fusulinids and conodonts.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, red reef rocks

• Rose-red, reddish and greyish reef limestone in the abandoned quarry is extending as rocky wall along the road

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: G. Hahn, R. Hahn, and A. Ramovs. 1970. Perm-Trilobiten aus Slowenien, NW-Jugoslawien. Senckenbergiana Lethaea 51(4):331-333 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 97015: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.07.2010

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