S8-5-QC-574 Kunga Island (Jurassic to of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (52.8° N, 131.6° W: paleocoordinates 0.2° S, 126.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Late/Upper Hettangian to Late/Upper Hettangian (201.3 - 189.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• dark grey micritic 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 94378: 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 sp. Pessagno and Whalen 1982 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Eucyrtidiidae
"Protokatroma "sp. A"" = Pseudoeucyrtis, Pseudoeucyrtis angusta
"Protokatroma "sp. A"" = Pseudoeucyrtis Pessagno 1977 radiolarian
Pseudoeucyrtis angusta Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria -
Trexus dodgensis n. gen. n. sp.
Trexus dodgensis n. gen. n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Poulpidae
Saitoum triumphense n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Ultranaporidae
Bipedis hiberniaensis n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Bipedis hannai Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae
Nitrader montegufonensis Cordey and Carter 1996 radiolarian
Canoptum margaritaense Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
"Atalanta epaphrodita" = Atalantria epaphrodita Cordey and Carter 1996 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
Praehexasaturnalis tetraradiatus Kozur and Mostler 1990 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Eptingiidae
Tozerium nascens Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Charlottea johnsoni n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Charlottea harbridgensis 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
 Spumellaria - Angulobracchiidae
Paronaella ravenensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Paronaella botanyensis Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Thurstonia minutaglobus n. gen. n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Thurstonia magnaglobus n. sp. Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Hagiastridae
Udalia dennisoni n. gen. n. sp. 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
Amuria macfarlanei Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
Amuria impensa Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Veghicycliidae
Praeorbiculiformella robusta Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae
Pantanellium tanuense Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian
Pantanellium browni Pessagno and Blome 1980 radiolarian
Pantanellium freboldi Carter et al. 1998 radiolarian