Zeballos area (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.1° N, 126.8° W: paleocoordinates 4.3° S, 67.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bonanza Group, Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Lower sedimentary part contains Monotis, so is Norian in age.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Gunning; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: F. H. McLearn. 1942. The neo-Triassic Cassianella fauna of Tyaughton Creek valley, B.C. The Canadian Field-Naturalist 56:99-103 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135952: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
Myophoria zeballos n. sp. McLearn 1942 clam