S1-2-89-CNA-SKUD-27 Kunga Island (Jurassic to of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (52.8° N, 131.6° W: paleocoordinates 1.3° S, 126.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Early/Lower Hettangian to Early/Lower Hettangian (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• late Lower-early Middle Hettangian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified limestone and lithified siltstone

• limestone nodule in hard, thinly-bedded siltstones

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: E. S. Carter, P. A. Whalen, and J. Guex. 1998. Biochronology and paleontology of Lower Jurassic (Hettangian and Sinemurian) radiolarians, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin (496)1-162 [A. Miller/K. Layou/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94280: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 16.02.2010

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Taxonomic list

Radiolaria
 Nassellaria - Bagotidae
Droltus hecatensis Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Eucyrtidiidae
Pseudoeucyrtis fullerensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Ultranaporidae
Bipedis elizabethae Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Nitrader "sp. A" Cordey and Carter 1996 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
Praehexasaturnalis poultoni Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
Tozerium nascens n. gen. n. sp.
Tozerium nascens n. gen. n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Heptacladidae
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
Thurstonia minutaglobus Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Thurstonia gibsoni n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Danubea howardi Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hagiastridae
Udalia plana Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Udalia primaeva Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Xiphostylidae
Archaeocenosphaera laseekensis Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Pantanellium tanuense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian