Carmanah Point (Oligocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (48.6° N, 124.7° W: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 115.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• age is less than clear; Check Kaiser et al 2015 for more information on age and stratigraphy.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, green claystone

• indurated greenish clay

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1895. On Cyphornis, an extinct genus of birds. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9:449-452 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 125741: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.03.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae
Cyphornis magnus n. gen. n. sp.
Cyphornis magnus n. gen. n. sp. Cope 1895 bird