Sainte-Julienne-de-Montcalm (Pleistocene of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (46.0° N, 73.7° W: paleocoordinates 46.0° N, 73.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Champlain Sea clay

Environment/lithology: coastal; red claystone

• glaciomarine

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: M. A. Bouchard, C. R. Harington, and J.-P. Guilbault. 1993. First evidence of walrus (Odobenus rosmarus L) in Late Pleistocene Champlain Sea sediments, Quebec. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(8):1715-1719 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 81686: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.07.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Haynesina
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Rotaliina
 Discorbacea - Discorbidae
 Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae
 Rotaliina - Islandiellidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Polymorphinidae
Polymorphinidae indet. d'Orbigny 1839
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus edulis Linnaeus 1758 mussel
 Pholadida - Myidae
"Mya arenaria" = Mya (Arenomya) arenaria
"Mya arenaria" = Mya (Arenomya) arenaria Linnaeus 1758 softshell clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Macoma balthica Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
"Hiatella arctica" = Hiatella (Hiatella) arctica
"Hiatella arctica" = Hiatella (Hiatella) arctica Linnaeus 1767 clam
Mammalia
 Carnivora - Odobenidae
Odobenus rosmarus Linnaeus 1758 walrus