Name: Orsten
Location: Sweden
Age: Upper Cambrian
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References and Links


Müller, K.J. (1979) Phosphatocopine ostracodes with preserved appendages from the Upper Cambrian of Sweden, Lethaia,12, 1-15.

Müller, K.J. (1983) Crustacea with preserved soft parts from the Upper Cambrian of Sweden, Lethaia, 16, 93-109.

Müller, K.J. (1985) Exceptional preservation in calcareous nodules, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B 311, 67-73.

Müller, K.J. (1990) Upper Cambrian 'Orsten' In Briggs,D.E.G. & Crowther, P.C. (eds) Palaeobiology - A Synthesis, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 274-277.

Tang, C.M. (2001) Orsten deposits from Sweden: miniature Late Cambrian arthropods, In Bottjer, D.J, Etter, W., Hagadorn, J.W. and Tang, C.M. (eds) Exceptional Fossil Preservation, Columbia University Press, 117-130

Walossek, D. & Müller, K.J. (1990) Upper Cambrian stem-lineage crustaceans and their bearing upon the monophyletic origin of Crustacea and the position of Agnostus, Lethaia, 23, 409-424

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Web links

International Subcommission on Cambrian Stratigraphy (2002)

Waloszek, D

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