89-CNA-SKUD-4A 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: Proparvicingula moniliformis other zone, Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• zone information from Carter and Guex (1999)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 10x35 cm flattened micrite nodule in thinly-bedded, hard siliceous siltstones

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 94746: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 10.03.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Radiolaria
 Nassellaria - Bagotidae
? Canutus beehivensis Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Deflandrecyrtiidae
Deflandrecyrtium "sp. A" Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Proparvicingula moniliformis Carter 1993 radiolarian
Canoptum aff. dixoni Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
"Kozurastrum gracilis" = Praemesosaturnalis gracilis, "Kozurastrum decilobum" = Pseudoheliodiscus decilobum
"Kozurastrum gracilis" = Praemesosaturnalis gracilis Kozur and Mostler 1972 radiolarian
"Kozurastrum decilobum" = Pseudoheliodiscus decilobum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
Entactiniidae indet. Riedel 1967 radiolarian
? Entactinosphaera amphilaphes Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
Ferresium aff. laseekense Blome 1984 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Xiphostylidae
Archaeocenosphaera "sp. A" Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
 Spumellaria -
Paratriassoastrum aff. crassum Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Betraccium perilense Carter 1993 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hexaporobrachiidae
? Icrioma "sp. A" De Wever 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Capnuchosphaeridae
Plafkerium gadoense Carter 1993 radiolarian