89-CNA-SKUB-16 Kunga Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (52.8° N, 131.6° W: paleocoordinates 0.2° S, 126.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified limestone and lithified siltstone

• limestone concretion in thinly-bedded hard siliceous siltstone

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: E. Carter. 1993. Biochronology and paleontology of uppermost Triassic (Rhaetian) radiolarians, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada. Memoires de Geologie 11:1-175 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94733: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 10.03.2010

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Taxonomic list

Radiolaria
 Nassellaria - Livarellidae
Livarella densiporata Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Praecitriduma mostleri Kozur 1984 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Bagotidae
Droltus orchardi Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Canutus ingrahamensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Deflandrecyrtiidae
Deflandrecyrtium "sp. A" Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
Deflandrecyrtium nobense Carter 1993 radiolarian
Haeckelicyrtium karcharos Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Nabolellidae
"Squinabolella "sp. C"" = Nabolella, "Squinabolella causia" = Nabolella causia, "? Squinabolella aff. trispinosa" = Nabolella trispinosa
"Squinabolella "sp. C"" = Nabolella Petrushevskaya 1981 radiolarian
"Squinabolella causia" = Nabolella causia Carter 1993 radiolarian
"? Squinabolella aff. trispinosa" = Nabolella trispinosa Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Proparvicingula moniliformis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Canoptum aff. dixoni Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
"Kozurastrum huxleyense" = Pseudoheliodiscus huxleyensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Kozurastrum sandspitense Blome 1984 radiolarian
Kozurastrum aff. sandspitense Blome 1984 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
Entactiniidae indet. Riedel 1967 radiolarian
? Entactinosphaera spinulata Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Entactinosphaera amphilaphes Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
? Eptingium amoenum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Pentactinocarpidae
Pentactinocarpus cf. sevaticus Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
 Polycystina -
Spumellaria "indet. A" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
Spumellaria "indet. B" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
? Paronaella beatricia Carter 1993 radiolarian
Paronaella ultrabifida Carter 1993 radiolarian
Paronaella bifida Carter 1993 radiolarian
Paronaella yaogusensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Loupanus thompsoni Carter 1993 radiolarian
Risella ellisensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Xiphostylidae
Archaeocenosphaera "sp. A" Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
Archaeocenosphaera aff. laseekensis Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
 Spumellaria -
Fontinella habros Carter 1993 radiolarian
Fontinella inflata Carter 1993 radiolarian
? Haliomma sewellense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Betraccium "sp. C" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Betraccium "sp. D" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Betraccium inornatum Blome 1984 radiolarian
Cantalum "sp. B" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Cantalum tianense Carter 1993 radiolarian
Pantanellium newkluense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Patulibracchiidae
"Triassocrucella aff. triassicum" = Triassocrucella triassica
"Triassocrucella aff. triassicum" = Triassocrucella triassica Kozur and Mostler 1978 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Capnuchosphaeridae
Plafkerium "sp. B" Pessagno et al. 1979 radiolarian
Plafkerium gadoense Carter 1993 radiolarian
Plafkerium keloense Carter 1993 radiolarian