S3-5-89-CNA-KUD-9, Kunga Island (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (52.8° N, 131.6° W: paleocoordinates 1.2° S, 126.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Late/Upper Hettangian (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 4 limestone nodules, 10 cm x 20 cm, 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 94295: 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
Protokatroma aquila Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Quinquecapsulariidae
Empirea hasta Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Heptacladidae
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
Paronaella skenaensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Thurstonia minutaglobus Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Thurstonia timberensis 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 browni Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian
Pantanellium kluense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian
Pantanellium freboldi Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian