263m Above Fish Level, Mt. Bertil (Triassic of Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

Where: Svalbard and Jan Mayen (78.6° N, 14.4° E: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 2.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. A. Stensiö. 1921. Triassic Fishes from Spitzbergen, Part I 1-307 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 120227: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Christina Feng on 09.11.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae
Polyacrodus pyramidalis n. sp. Stensiö 1921 elasmobranch
Actinopteri
 Palaeonisciformes - Birgeriidae
? Birgeria sp. Stensiö 1919