GSC 40429, King Salmon Lake (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (58.8° N, 132.9° W: paleocoordinates 26.5° N, 72.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: cordilleranus ammonoid zone, Sinwa Formation, Sevatian (212.0 - 205.6 Ma)

• Monotis beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.G. Souther in 1959; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: E. T. Tozer. 1979. Latest Triassic ammonoid faunas and biochronology, western Canada. Current Research, Part B. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 79-1B:127-135 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137172: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Haloritidae
Gnomohalorites southeri n. sp. Tozer 1979 ceratite