Ells Bay (GSC locality 48603) (Jurassic of Canada)

Also known as Sutherland Brown's locality 61AB28C

Where: British Columbia, Canada (53.3° N, 132.5° W: paleocoordinates 2.2° N, 126.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maude Formation, Early/Lower Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• bed is "1 ft thick, 150 ft above the top of the Kunga Formation"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, calcareous sandstone

• "light grey to buff-weathering grey calcareous sandstone to concretionary limestone"

•lithified based on preservation of figured specimens

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by S. Brown

Primary reference: H. Frebold. 1967. Position of the Lower Jurassic genus Fanninoceras McLearn and the age of the Maude Formation on Queen Charlotte Islands. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 4(6):1145-1149 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90960: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.08.2009, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae
Uptonia cf. dayiceroides Mouterde 1951 ammonite
Acanthopleuroceras sutherlandbrowni n. sp. Frebold 1970 ammonite
Tropidoceras spp. Hyatt 1867 ammonite
Tropidoceras actaeon d'Orbigny 1844 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Eoderoceratidae
"Crucilobiceras mouterdei n. sp." = Metaderoceras mouterdei
"Crucilobiceras mouterdei n. sp." = Metaderoceras mouterdei Frebold 1970 ammonite