S8-2-QC-545 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 94375: 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 "sp. A"" = Pseudoeucyrtis Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
Protokatroma aquila Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Pseudoeucyrtis fullerensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Pseudoeucyrtis angusta Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Deflandrecyrtiidae
Haeckelicyrtium "sp. A" Kozur and Mostler 1979 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Ultranaporidae
Bipedis hannai Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Canoptum unicum, "Atalanta epaphrodita" = Atalantria epaphrodita
Canoptum unicum Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
"Atalanta epaphrodita" = Atalantria epaphrodita Cordey and Carter 1996 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 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 n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Palaeoscenidiidae
Parentactinia carteri 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
Thurstonia minutaglobus Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Thurstonia magnaglobus Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Danubea howardi Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hagiastridae
Udalia dennisoni Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Udalia plana Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Udalia parvacapsa 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
Amuria impensa Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Pantanellium tanuense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian
Pantanellium browni Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian
Pantanellium kluense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian
Pantanellium danaense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian