S8-1-QC-543 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

• 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 94374: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.02.2010, edited by Adam Kocsis

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Radiolaria
 Nassellaria - Bagotidae
Droltus hecatensis Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Eucyrtidiidae
Protokatroma aquila Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Pseudoeucyrtis fullerensis n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Ultranaporidae
Bipedis hannai Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Nitrader "sp. A" Cordey and Carter 1996 radiolarian
Canoptum merum Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Canoptidae
Relanus reefensis Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
Praehexasaturnalis tetraradiatus Kozur and Mostler 1990 radiolarian
Praehexasaturnalis poultoni Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Palaeosaturnalis prinevillensis Blome 1984 radiolarian
Palaeosaturnalis liassicus Kozur and Mostler 1990 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Quinquecapsulariidae
Empirea hasta Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
Tozerium nascens Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Charlottea weedensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Palaeoscenidiidae
Parentactinia carteri n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Heptacladidae
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera
"Pseudoheptacladus "sp. A"" = Parentactinosphaera Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Polycystina -
Spumellaria "indet. A" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
Spumellaria "indet. C" Ehrenberg 1875 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
Paronaella skenaensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Paronaella ravenensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hagiastridae
Udalia plana Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Udalia primaeva Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Xiphostylidae
Archaeocenosphaera sp. Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
Archaeocenosphaera laseekensis Pessagno et al. 1989 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Pantanellium tanuense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian
Pantanellium kluense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian