GSC 13703, Cowichan Lake, Vancouver Island (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (48.9° N, 124.3° W: paleocoordinates 26.6° N, 59.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: crickmayi ammonoid zone, Sutton Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C.H. Clapp in 1908, 1909; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: C. H. Clapp and H. W. Shimer. 1911. The Sutton Jurassic of the Vancouver group, Vancouver Island. Boston Society of Natural History Proceedings 34:426-438 [D. Bottjer/C. Powers/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 33392: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Catherine Powers on 28.07.2003

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
"Terebratula" suttonensis n. sp. Clapp and Shimer 1911
Bivalvia
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
"Myophoria suttonensis n. sp." = Minetrigonia suttonensis
"Myophoria suttonensis n. sp." = Minetrigonia suttonensis Clapp and Shimer 1911 clam
Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Choristoceratidae
"Choristoceras suttonensis n. sp." = Vandaites suttonensis
"Choristoceras suttonensis n. sp." = Vandaites suttonensis Clapp and Shimer 1911 ceratite
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
"Calamophyllia suttonensis n. sp." = Retiophyllia clathrata, "Calamophyllia dawsoni n. sp." = Retiophyllia dawsoni
"Calamophyllia suttonensis n. sp." = Retiophyllia clathrata Emmrich 1853 stony coral
"Calamophyllia dawsoni n. sp." = Retiophyllia dawsoni Clapp and Shimer 1911 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
"Isastrea cowichanensis n. sp." = Ampakabastraea cowichanensis
"Isastrea cowichanensis n. sp." = Ampakabastraea cowichanensis Clapp and Shimer 1911 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
"Isastrea vancouverensis n. sp." = Meandrostylis vancouverensis
"Isastrea vancouverensis n. sp." = Meandrostylis vancouverensis Clapp and Shimer 1911 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Guembelastraeidae
"Isastrea whiteavesi n. sp." = Guembelastraea whiteavesi
"Isastrea whiteavesi n. sp." = Guembelastraea whiteavesi Clapp and Shimer 1911 stony coral