Kirby Creek (Oligocene of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (48.4° N, 123.9° W: paleocoordinates 48.0° N, 115.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Sooke Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Primary reference: I. A. Cornwall. 1922. Some notes on the Sooke Formation, Vancouver Island, B.C. Canadian Field Naturalist 36(7):121-123 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 63087: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 04.08.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
 Sorbeoconcha - Pleuroceridae
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
"Desmostylus sookensis n. sp." = Cornwallius sookensis
"Desmostylus sookensis n. sp." = Cornwallius sookensis Cornwall 1922 desmostylian
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea vancouverensis Vaughan 1923 stony coral